Northern Cross


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see CygnusCygnus
[Lat.,=the swan], northern constellation located SE of Draco and NW of Pegasus. It was depicted as a bird by most ancient cultures. It is sometimes called the Northern Cross because five of its brightest stars form a huge Latin cross.
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Northern Cross

See Cygnus.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

Northern Cross

[′nȯr·thərn ′krȯs]
(astronomy)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The former Northern Cross Country champion has been rewarded with a place at this weekend's British Championships and Olympic Trials and will look to improve further under new coach Mick Woods.
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