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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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Den nordlige kroneNordlege krone
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Two thirds of the way from Vega to Arcturus is Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown, the crown of Ariadne in Greek mythology.
The comet continued to be visible throughout April as a circumpolar object moving from the evening to the morning sky, and will be available through much of the rest of the year in larger telescopes as it tracks through Ursa Minor, Bootes and Corona Borealis.
You should happen upon a small crescent of fairly faint stars; Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown, a pleasing little constellation just west of Hercules and a nice binocular object.
On the opposite side of Corona Borealis, we find the constellation Hercules, home of the pretty double Kappa ([kappa]) Herculis.
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