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Corona Australis Constellation
Constellation Corona Australis

Corona Australis, the Southern Crown (CrA)

The constellation of Corona Australis, the Southern Crown, is best viewed in the Summer season during the month of August for mid-northern latitudes. It's brightest star is Meridiana at magnitude 4.10. The boundary of the Corona Australis constellation contains 1 stars that host known exoplanets.

The naked eye can generally see up to magnitude 6 (magnitude 8 with perfect eyes under ideal super dark-sky conditions).

      1. Meaning:
      2. Southern Crown
      1. Genitive:
      2. Coronae Australis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. CrA
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Hercules
      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. Exoplanet Host Stars:
      2. 1
      1. X-ray Stars:
      2. 1 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.

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