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''' Boötes ''' is a [[constellation]] in the northern [[sky]].
''' Boötes ''' is a constellation in the northern sky.

{{Infobox Constellation
{{Infobox Constellation
|lnam = '' Boötes ''
|lnam = Boötes  
|lgen =  Bootis
|lgen =  Bootis
|iabbr =  Boo
|iabbr =  Boo
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===Remarkable objects===
==Remarkable objects==
* [[Arcturus]], α Bootis, an orange giant, the third brightest star in the night sky
*[[Arcturus (star)|Arcturus]], α Boötis, an [[K-type star|orange giant]] and the third-brightest star in the night sky.
===History and mythology===

==History and mythology==


{{constellations iau}}
{{constellations iau}}

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Boötes is a constellation in the northern sky.

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

Remarkable objects

History and mythology


88 Official Constellations by IAU

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