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see Corona BorealisCorona Borealis
[Lat.,=the northern crown], northern constellation lying between Hercules and Boötes. Its name derives from the crown Bacchus gave Ariadne when she was deserted by Theseus.
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Northern Crown

[′nȯr·thərn ′krau̇n]
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And Alphecca, also known as Gemma, is indeed the brightest gem in the semicircle of the Northern Crown.
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Last month in this column, we began a tour and appraisal of the lovely constellation Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown.
One of them is fairly conspicuous because it's compact: Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown, not far from the zenith (the center of the map on the facing page).
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Even so, Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown, is a crowning glory of the June evening sky--and one of the prettiest, most remarkable constellations in the heavens.
Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown, is gemmed in part with faint variable stars.
Northern Crown Mines reported today that additional high grade gold and silver have been recorded along the San Miguel-Chiripa mineralized zone at the company's Guadalupe de los Reyes project north of Mazatlan, Mexico.

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