from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Telescopium and Sagittarius. Also called Southern Crown.
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- proper n. A small summer constellation of the northern sky said to resemble a crown.
On a clear night, the pretty cluster known as Corona Australis, the
_Corona Australis_ was blazing with unwonted brilliancy, and, it seemed to him, the constellation was making signs to him from its signal station in the heavens.
The teaspoon comprises stars in northern Sagittarius, while the lemon is an alternate rendition of the faint constellation Corona Australis, the Southern Crown, which lies directly beneath the Teapot.
Accompanying the images are explanations of significant events in Earth's history at the time the light left the star, for example, light from the nearby Corona Australis constellation was emitted around the time Columbus came upon the Bahamas, while that from the more distant galaxies has been travelling towards us since the Earth's continents were one.
A long tail of interstellar dust shines in the reflected light of nearby stars in this view of a nebula in the constellation Corona Australis (the southern crown).
I don't believe a better brand exists than Corona Australis. "
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