Corona Australis

constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere

Corona Australis is a constellation in the southern sky.

Corona Australis
Constellation
Corona Australis
AbbreviationCrA
Genitive
  • Coronae Australis
  • Coronae Austrinae
Pronunciation/kəˈrnə ɒˈstrlɪs/ or /kəˈrnə ɒˈstrnə/, genitive /kəˈrn/
SymbolismThe Southern Crown
Right ascension 17h 58m 30.1113s– 19h 19m 04.7136s[1]
Declination−36.7785645°–−45.5163460°[1]
Area128 sq. deg. (80th)
Main stars6
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
14
Stars with planets2
Stars brighter than 3.00m0
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brightest starα CrA (4.10m)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersCorona Australids
Bordering
constellations
Visible at latitudes between +40° and −90°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of August.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Corona Australis, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 3 July 2012.

Other websitesEdit

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