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Northern Crown

American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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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In Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown, the perception that bright equals nearby is mostly accurate: Alpha ([alpha]) Coronae Borealis is actually the closest, at 75 light-years, and the component stars around each arc are progressively more distant from Earth.
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