Southern Cross


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Southern Cross:

see CruxCrux
[Lat.,=cross], small but brilliant southern constellation whose four most prominent members form a Latin cross, the famous Southern Cross. The long arm of the cross, terminating in the brightest member, Acrux (Alpha Crucis), points almost directly at the south celestial
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Southern Cross

Common name for Crux.

Southern Cross

[′səth·ərn ′krȯs]
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