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Lepus (Hare)

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Four stars of this constellation form a quadrilateral α, β, γ, δ Lep.

Lepus is located below the constellation Orion (the hunter), and is sometimes represented as a hare being chased by Orion or, alternatively, by Orion's hunting dogs.

Neighbouring Constellations

Orion (Orion)

Monoceros (Unicorn)

Canis Major (Great Dog)

Columba (Dove)

Eridanus (Eridanus)

Picture of Lepus