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Quadrant of the northern sky

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Constellation FamiliesContains members of the Hercules, Orion, Perseus, Ursa Major and Zodiac families
Right Ascension06h00 to 12h00
Declination0° (Celestial Equator) to +90° (Northern Celestial Pole)
ConstellationsFully contained: Cancer, Gemini, Leo, Leo Minor, Lynx
Partial: Auriga, Camelopardalis, Canis Minor, Coma Berenices, Draco, Hydra, Monoceros, Orion, Sextans, Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, Virgo
Area (sq deg)5,156.625
Brightest StarProcyon in Canis Minor
Optimum VisibilityJanuary to April (Usually visible from northern latitudes)


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