Northern Crown


nounAstronomy.
  1. the constellation Corona Borealis.

Origin of Northern Crown

1
First recorded in 1585–95

Words Nearby Northern Crown

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How to use Northern Crown in a sentence

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

    Remarks | Bill Nye