CONSTELLATION OF CANCER
Right Ascension: 9h
Area (Degrees squared): 506
Stars with known planets: 1
Bordering Constellations: Lynx, Gemini, Canis Minor,
Hydra, Leo, Leo Minor
Visible at latitudes between +90º and -60º and best at 21.00h during March. From the northern hemisphere, the constellation of Cancer can be seen in springtime
from March until August depending on the time of night.
Cancer, Latin for Crab, is one of the thirteen constellations of the zodiac.
Cancer is a small zodiacal constellation with faint stars, lying between Gemini to the west and Leo to the east.
Deep Sky Objects include:
M44 - an Open Cluster known as the Beehive Cluster or Praesepe.
M67 - another Open Cluster.
Numbered Stars with Magnitudes:
3. +4.65 - Asellus Borealis
4. +3.90 - Asellus Australis