Lepus as depicted by Johann Bayer in his Uranometria (1624). Source image provided by www.RareMaps.com — Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.
Lepus, “The Hare”, is said to have been placed in the sky by Hermes because of its swiftness. The hare is also said to be the favorite prey off Orion, the Hunter, and his dogs.
These are the stars in Lepus with a minimum magnitude of 3.0.