Corona Australis


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Co·ro·na Aus·tra·lis

(kə-rō′nə ô-strā′lĭs)
n.
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Telescopium and Sagittarius. Also called Southern Crown.

[Latin Corōna austrālis : corōna, crown + austrālis, southern.]
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Corona Australis

(ɒˈstreɪlɪs)
n, Latin genitive Coronae Australis (kəˈrəʊniː)
(Astronomy) a small faint constellation in the S hemisphere between Ara and Pavo
[literally: Southern crown]
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Co•ro•na Aus•tra•lis

(kəˈroʊ nə ɔˈstreɪ lɪs)

n. gen. Co•ro•nae Australis (kəˈroʊ ni)
the Southern Crown, a constellation touching the southern part of Sagittarius.
[< Latin: literally, southern crown]
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Below the Teapot lies Corona Australis, which Lovi reimagined as a slice of lemon.
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Some interesting nebulae lurk beneath the Sagittarius border in the constellation Corona Australis. The most striking surround B 957, one of thousands of double stars discovered by Willem Hendrik van den Bos, whose careful work greatly impressed his associates.
* To the /Xam Bushman the conspicuous circle of stars known as Corona Australis, the Southern Crown, was a group of men eating together around the fire who were turned into stars when a bewitched girl looked upon them.
The reflection nebulae NGC 6726, 6727, and IC 4812 straddle the border of Sagittarius and Corona Australis. The massive globular cluster NGC 6723 is much farther in the distance, at top left.
Alpha is Rukbat and Beta1 is Arkab, just east of the prominent curl of stars in Corona Australis (sometimes called the Lemon Wedge).
CORONA AUSTRALIS, the Southern Crown, is near the zenith for skywatchers at mid-southern latitudes on September evenings.
The cluster is tucked away in a quiet corner of Corona Australis. You can find it easily by extending a line southeast through Lambda (e), Kappa (e) and Iota1 (e1) Scorpii--the three brightest stars in the stinger of Scorpius, the Scorpion.