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Corona Australis Constellation
Constellation Corona Australis the Southern Crown Star Map

Corona Australis, the Southern Crown (CrA)  

(cuh-ROW-nuh aw-STRAL-iss)


The constellation of Corona Australis, the Southern Crown, is best viewed in Summer during the month of August. It's brightest star is Meridiana at magnitude 4.10. The boundary of the Corona Australis constellation contains 1 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. cuh-ROW-nuh aw-STRAL-iss
      1. Meaning:
      2. Southern Crown
      1. Genitive:
      2. Coronae Australis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. CrA
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Hercules
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ4
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. August
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 18h 39m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -41° 45'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Meridiana  (4.10)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 1
      1. X-ray stars:
      2. 2 (binary) stars



    Star Clusters in Corona Australis

    The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Corona Australis :

        1. Star cluster
        2. Catalog #
        3. Cluster type



      Nebulae in Corona Australis

      The most notable, famous, and easy-to-find nebulae in the constellation Corona Australis:

          1. Nebula name
          2. Catalog #
          3. Nebula type

        * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

        ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).