THE 10 MOST BRIGHTEST STARS

                A.R.             DECL.          MAG.  LIGHT YEARS
Alfa        12h 56m 01.84s	+38 19' 05.7	2.89	110     Cor Caroli,dal latino = cuore di Carlo; star prototype variable Alfa2 Canum Venaticorum ; double star con a1 CVn
Beta        12h 33m 45.09s	+41 21' 24.4	4.24	27      Chara, dal greco Xara = gioia; Asterion; near, similar to the Sun.
24 CVn      13h 34m 27.37s	+49 00' 57.3	4.68	190
20 CVn      13h 17m 32.64s	+40 34' 21.2	4.72	286     variable delta Scuti
5 CVn       12h 24m 01.48s	+51 33' 44.0	4.76	393
            13h 51m 47.49s	+34 26' 39.5	4.76	604
25 CVn      13h 37m 27.70s	+36 17' 41.4	4.82	192     double star
            13h 34m 47.75s	+37 10' 56.8	4.91	145
            13h 13m 42.98s	+40 09' 10.3	4.94	522
6 CVn       12h 25m 51.00s	+39 01' 07.3	5.01	227

OBJECTS

M 3         Globular cluster, mag.6.4, diameter 10'
M 51        Spiral galaxy, mag. 8.1 diameter 12'
M 63        Spiral galaxy, mag. 9.5, diameter 8'
M 94        Spiral galaxy, mag. 7.9, diameter 5'

BOUNDARIES

Orsa Maggiore,Boote,Chioma di Berenice