Corna Borealies - The Northern Crown

Astronomy

Located above Scorpio and lies just below the Northern Crown, the most prominent fixed star is Alphecca.

Fixed Stars

Alphecca, or sometimes referred to as Elpheia. It is a second magnitudes star that can be located within the dish or garland.

Western Mythologies

Babylonians

Egyptians

Phoenicians

Greek

Cited to symbolise a garland given to Ariadne, some says its a wreath in Greek mythology and starlore.

Romans

Arabic

European Indigenous Mythologies

"Q" Celts

Irish:

"P" Celts

Breton:

Welsh:

Indicated through Mythological associations to be the residence of Caer Aranirhod

Astrocelt 1998

Last updated 09/03/2004