Corona Borealis

Corona Borealis /kˈrnə bɒriˈæls/ is a smaa constellation in the Northren Celestial Hemisphere.

Corona Borealis
Constellation
Corona Borealis
AbbreviationCrB
GenitiveCoronae Borealis
Pronunciation/kˈrnə bɒriˈæls/, genitive /kˈrn/
SeembolismThe Northren Croun
Richt ascension15h 16m 03.8205s–16h 25m 07.1526s[1] h
Declination39.7117195°–25.5380573°[1]°
Aurie179 sq. deg. (73rd)
Main starns8
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
24
Starns wi planets5
Starns brichter than 3.00m4
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brichtest starnα CrB (Alphecca or Gemma) (2.21m)
Nearest starnHD 144579
(47.36 ly, 14.52[2] pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersNone
Borderin
constellations
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −50°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o Julie.

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Corona Borealis, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  2. van Leeuwen, F. (2007). "Validation of the new Hipparcos reduction". Astronomy and Astrophysics. 474 (2): 653–664. arXiv:0708.1752. Bibcode:2007A&A...474..653V. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20078357. Vizier catalog entry

Coordinates:   16h 00m 00s, +30° 00′ 00″