Leo Minor

The Lesser Lion

Leo Minor Constellation

Origin of the Constellation

Leo Minor is a modern constellation created by the Polish astronomer Johannes Hevelius in 1687. There is no classical mythology associated with the figure. The constellation contains no star brighter than the fourth magnitude.  

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