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''' Bootes ''' is a constellation in the northern sky.
''' Boötes ''' is a constellation in the northern sky.


{{Infobox Constellation
{{Infobox Constellation
|lnam = '' Bootes ''
|lnam = '' Boötes ''
|lgen =  Bootis
|lgen =  Bootis
|iabbr =  Boo
|iabbr =  Boo

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Boötes is a constellation in the northern sky.


Boötes
Latin name Boötes
Latin genitive Bootis
International abbreviation Boo
Number of stars 140
Symbology Herdsman


Remarkable objects

  • Arcturus, α Bootis, an orange giant, the third brightest star in the night sky

History and mythology

References



88 Official Constellations by IAU

AndromedaAntliaApusAquariusAquilaAraAriesAurigaBoötesCaelumCamelopardalisCancerCanes VenaticiCanis MajorCanis MinorCapricornusCarinaCassiopeiaCentaurusCepheusCetusChamaeleonCircinusColumbaComa BerenicesCorona AustralisCorona BorealisCorvusCraterCruxCygnusDelphinusDoradoDracoEquuleusEridanusFornaxGeminiGrusHerculesHorologiumHydraHydrusIndusLacertaLeoLeo MinorLepusLibraLupusLynxLyraMensaMicroscopiumMonocerosMuscaNormaOctansOphiuchusOrionPavoPegasusPerseusPhoenixPictorPiscesPiscis AustrinusPuppisPyxisReticulumSagittaSagittariusScorpiusSculptorScutumSerpensSextansTaurusTelescopiumTriangulumTriangulum AustraleTucanaUrsa MajorUrsa MinorVelaVirgoVolansVulpecula