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Coma Berenices
Constellation
Abbreviation Com
Genitive Comae Berenices
Pronunciation
genitive
Symbolism the Berenice's Hair
Right ascension 11h 58m 25.0885s–13h 36m 06.9433s
Declination 33.3074303°–13.3040485°
Area 386 sq. deg. (42nd)
Main stars 3
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
44
Stars with planets 5
Stars brighter than 3.00m 0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 1
Brightest star β Com (4.26m)
Nearest star β Com
(29.96 ly, 9.18 pc)
Messier objects 8
Meteor showers Coma Berenicids
Bordering
constellations
Canes Venatici
Ursa Major
Leo
Virgo
Boötes
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −70°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of May.

Coma Berenices is a constellation in the northern sky.

Deep-sky objects

Black Eye galaxy


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