Corona Borealis (abbr. CrB, gen. Coronae Borealis)
The Northern Crown, given by Bacchus to Ariadne, daughter of King Minos of Crete. Corona Borealis is a small but prominent northern constellation. It lies east of Arcturus between Bo÷tes and Hercules, and comprises a distinctive arc formed by the stars Theta, Beta, Alpha, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, and Iota). Also within its boundaries are the prototype R Coronae Borealis star and T CrB, popularly known as the Blaze Star. See below for details of the constellation's brightest stars.
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NEBULAE AND STAR CLUSTERS
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