Corona Borealis

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Corona Borealis
Constellation
Corona Borealis
AbbreviationCrB
GenitiveCoronae Borealis
Pronunciation/k[invalid input: 'ɵ']ˈrnə bɒriˈæl[invalid input: 'ɨ']s/, genitive /k[invalid input: 'ɵ']ˈrn/
SymbolismThe Northern Crown
Right ascension 15h 16m 03.8205s– 16h 25m 07.1526s[1]
Declination39.7117195°–25.5380573°[1]
Area179 sq. deg. (73rd)
Main stars8
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
24
Stars with planets4
Stars brighter than 3.00m4
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brightest starα CrB (Alphecca or Gemma) (2.21m)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersNone
Bordering
constellations
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −50°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of July.

Corona Borealis is a constellation in the northern sky.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Corona Borealis, constellation boundary". The Constellations (International Astronomical Union). http://www.iau.org/public/constellations/#crb. Retrieved 27 February 2014. 

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