Corona Borealis


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Corona Bo·re·al·is

 (bôr′ē-ăl′ĭs)
n.
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere between Hercules and Boötes. Also called Northern Crown.

[Latin Corōna boreālis : corōna, crown + boreālis, northern.]

Corona Borealis

(ˌbɔːrɪˈeɪlɪs)
n, Latin genitive Coronae Borealis (kəˈrəʊniː)
(Astronomy) a small compact constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Boötes and Hercules
[literally: Northern crown]

Co•ro•na Bo•re•al•is

(kəˈroʊ nə ˌbɔr iˈæl ɪs, -ˈeɪ lɪs, -ˌboʊr-)

n. gen. Co•ro•nae Borealis (kəˈroʊ ni)
the Northern Crown, a constellation between Hercules and Boötes.
[< Latin: literally, northern crown]

Corona Bo·re·al·is

(bôr′ē-ăl′ĭs)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere between Hercules and Boötes.
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Noun1.Corona Borealis - a small constellation in the northern hemisphere between Bootes and Hercules
Translations
Den nordlige kroneNordlege krone
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