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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 Southern 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



    Brightest Stars in Corona Australis

    The 10 brightest stars in the constellation Corona Australis by magnitude.

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class



      Star Clusters in Corona Australis

      The most notable and easy-to-find star clusters in the constellation Corona Australis . Also see all star clusters.

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



        Nebulae in Corona Australis

        Notable and easy-to-find nebulae in the constellation Corona Australis. Also see all nebulae.

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

          * Constellation shown for northen hemisphere skies. For the southern hemisphere, constellations appear rotated 180 degrees (upside-down and left-right reversed) from what is shown. Remember that seasons are reversed too - summer in northern latitudes is winter in southern latitudes.

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