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Corona Borealis Constellation
Constellation Corona Borealis the Northern Crown Star Map

Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown (CrB)

(cuh-ROW-nuh bor-ee-AL-iss)


The Northern constellation of Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown, is best viewed in Summer during the month of July. It's brightest star is Gemma at magnitude 2.21. The boundary of the Corona Borealis constellation contains 6 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
      2. cuh-ROW-nuh bor-ee-AL-iss
      1. Meaning:
      2. Northern Crown
      1. Genitive:
      2. Coronae Borealis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. CrB
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Ursa Major
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ3
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. July
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 15h 53m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 32° 38'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Gemma  (2.21)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 6
      1. X-ray stars:
      2. 2 (binary) stars



    Brightest Stars in Corona Borealis

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

        1. Star
        2. Magnitude
        3. Spectral class



      Double Stars in Corona Borealis

      These are the brightest and easiest-to-find double, triple, and quadruple star systems in the constellation Corona Borealis . Also see all star clusters.

          1. Star system
          2. Magnitudes
          3. Type
          1. Zeta Corona Borealis
          2. 5.0, 5.9
          3. double
          1. Sigma Corona Borealis
          2. 5.6, 6.5
          3. double

        * 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).