Corona Australis as depicted by Johannes Hevelius in his Firmamentum Sobiescianum sive Uranographia (1687). Source image provided by www.RareMaps.com — Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.
Corona Australis, Latin for “the southern crown”, is the crown that belongs to the centaur Sagittarius. It seems to have slipped off his head. In older star charts it is usually depicted as a wreath.
Interesting stars and objects.
There are no stars in Corona Australis with a magnitude of 3.0 or brighter.