Picot1 - Napolean's Hat

Credits: Keith Turnecliff, Long Itchington

Picot 1, also named Napoleon’s Hat, is located directly underneath the star Arcturus in the constellation Boötes.
Its shape reminds obviously of the hat of Napoleon.
The 7 stars that shape this figure vary in brightness from magnitude 9 to 11.
Use a telescope underneath a dark sky to observe this asterism.

Facts about Picot1 by Keith Turnecliff

Picot1 is an asterism of stars, located just under the star Arcturus.

This star chart represents a view from Long Itchington for early June at 10pm.
Insert shows Picot1 in relation to the star Arcturus.
Credits: Image courtesy of Starry Night Pro Plus 8, researched and implemented by Keith Turnecliff.