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Northern Crown

noun, Astronomy
1.
the constellation Corona Borealis.
Origin of Northern Crown
1585-1595
1585-95
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  • As my door opens towards the east, the first object that met my view was the Northern Crown.

    Myths and Marvels of Astronomy Richard A. Proctor
  • We have seen that he was one of the independent discoverers of the outburst in the Northern Crown.

    Myths and Marvels of Astronomy Richard A. Proctor
  • But the loveliest of all the constellations described in this chapter is the Northern Crown.

  • The Northern Crown, although a strikingly beautiful constellation to the naked eye, offers few attractions to the opera-glass.

    Astronomy with an Opera-glass Garrett Putman Serviss
  • The Northern Crown, the Eagle, Lyra, all up there in their places.

    Complete Prose Works Walt Whitman
  • In 1866 there appeared suddenly in the Northern Crown a star of about the third magnitude and worth at least $250.

    Remarks Bill Nye
  • In the nights of April, in our latitude, the Northern Crown is very conspicuous.

  • We can understand, then, the meaning of the evidence obtained from the new star in the Northern Crown.

    Myths and Marvels of Astronomy Richard A. Proctor
  • When she left the trees and stood in the open dale, she looked again at the Northern Crown.

    Barbara Lynn Emily J. Jenkinson

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