|Visible in Latitudes:||90° thru -35°|
|Best Seen In:||March, 9:00 pm|
|Transit Date:||February 10|
|Right Ascension:||8.03 hours|
|Area:||545.386 sq. degrees|
Lynx is a modern constellation, created by the astronomer Hevelius in the 17th century. He named it Lynx as you had to have 'Lynx-eyes' to see it, as the stars which make up much of this large constellation are very dim.