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# What is the latitude and longitude of the constellation Leo?

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A star's position is measured in Right Ascension (Ra) and Declination (Dec), which is stated in very small incriments such as arc seconds. Constellations cover too much area and have broader designations. Leo is located at 11 hours Ra and 15 degrees Dec., while the brightest star in it, Regulus is located at 10hours, 08 minutes, 22.3 seconds Ra, and 11 degrees, 58 arcminutes, 02 arcseconds. An arcsecond is 1/3600th of a degreee....pretty small. Here is a bit more on the subject. http://liftoff.msfc.NASA.gov/academy/universe/RADEC.HTML

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