Lynx is a dim and obscure constellation in the northern sky. It was added by Hevelius and there is no mythology connected with it.

For the Observer

Sky Chart of North Circumpolar Stars

Alpha Lynx (09h 21.0m +34°23') is a 3.1 magnitude orange class M3 star. It lies about 170 light years distant.

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