- the Southern Crown, a southern constellation touching the southern part of Sagittarius.
Origin of Corona Australis
< Latin: literally, southern crown
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- a small faint constellation in the S hemisphere between Ara and Pavo
Word Origin for Corona Australis
literally: Southern crown
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