Southern Crown


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Southern Crown

[′səth·ərn ′krau̇n]
(astronomy)
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The Southern Crown is distinctively shaped but faint.
The arc of the Southern Crown trails off into a string of fainter stars to the southwest, and at their end lies one of the constellation's true jewels.
Close to Sagittarius lies a group of 13 stars of similar brightness, distributed in a semicircle that forms Corona Australis, the Southern Crown. In this constellation the Aymaras see Laika Pillu, a group of wizards or evil spirits waiting at the "Gate to Darkness" for those who did not follow the three commandments.
Corona Australis, the Southern Crown, reigns in the sky below Sagittarius.
Abstract: Necropsy of 2 4-year-old southern crowned pigeons (Goura scheepmakeri) that died from a presumed case of botulism revealed hundreds of small, cyst-like structures in the pectoral subcutaneous tissues.
A pair of 4-year-old southern crowned pigeons (Goura scheepmakeri) kept at the Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark died from a presumed case of botulism.

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