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Corona Australis Constellation
Constellation Corona Australis the Southern Crown

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  (4.10m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 1
      1. X-ray stars:
      2. 2 (binary) stars
      1. Neutron stars:
      2. 1 stars
      1. Other:
      2. Possible quark star


    * 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).



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