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Lynx: A faint constellation in the Northern Celestial Hemisphere, introduced by Johannes Hevelius in the 17th century, named after the animal.
Stars: The constellation contains several double stars, such as 38 Lyncis and 15 Lyncis, and one star with a Bayer designation, Alpha Lyncis. It also has six star systems with exoplanets, discovered by various methods.
Deep sky objects: The constellation hosts many distant and interesting objects, such as NGC 2419, a globular cluster nicknamed the "Intergalactic Wanderer", NGC 2770, a spiral galaxy with multiple supernovae, and APM 08279+5255, a quasar magnified by gravitational lensing.
Meteor showers: The constellation is associated with two minor meteor showers, the September Lyncids and the Alpha Lyncids, which were more prominent in the past.
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