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Corvus Constellation
Constellation Corvus the Crow

Corvus, the Crow (Crv)  

(CORE-vus)


The constellation of Corvus, the Crow, is best viewed in Spring during the month of May. It's brightest star is Gienah at magnitude 2.59. The boundary of the Corvus constellation contains 4 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. CORE-vus
      1. Meaning:
      2. Crow
      1. Genitive:
      2. Corvi
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Crv
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Hercules
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Southern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. SQ3
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. May
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 12h 23m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. -18° 38'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Gienah  (2.59m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 4
      1. Quadruple star systems:
      2. 1


    * 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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