The central crown asterism of Corona Borealis
is also a handy ruler for angular measurements.
It may be prudent to oppose him with Corona Borealis
And how can you describe the constellation of Corona Borealis
without mentioning the exotic variable star R CrB which usually sits at about mag 6?--whereas T Tau is mentioned 'because it's too important to leave out'.
Above Serpens Caput, now practically overhead (near the zenith, the center of the chart), are two fascinating constellations: Corona Borealis
(the Northern Crown) and Hercules, the legendary strongman.
Above Virgo bright orange Arcturus in Bootes twinkles whilst the distinctive crescent of Corona Borealis
brings the eye back to Leo.
But is Alphecca's constellation Corona Borealis
, the Northern Crown, really a constellation of spring?
Last night, in Sligo, bargain buy Queen Of Alba (she cost only [euro]800 less than a year ago) landed the [euro]22,000 Connacht Derby in emphatic style for the father-and-son combination Tom and Rory Cleary, beating joint-favourite Corona Borealis
by five and a half lengths.
This reliable sixth-magnitude variable, easily studied through binoculars, lies within the distinctive and delicate arc of the Northern Crown (Corona Borealis
), at its highest in May.
A third of the way along this line is a pretty little semicircle: Corona Borealis
, the Northern Crown--a lovely tiara.
Constellations Hercules and Corona Borealis
ride high in the sky by the early hours.
Yorkys Girl is the only open winner from her litter of 10, but Maybe Moncrieff scored recently in A1 at Sunderland, with other graded successes notched up by Corona Borealis
(B3 Hull) and Spirit Away (A5 Stainborough).
For instance, June's prominently visible Corona Borealis
, known as the crown of Ariadne, has also been imagined as the flying, revolving glass castle Caer Sidi, a spider, a boomerang, a broken circle of dancing maidens, and the lair of the bear.