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Star Common Name Constellation Full Name Translation/Reference Rolleston Language Identifier
Al Phecca CrB Al Nair al Fakkah the bright one of the dish

Allen, p. 178
the shining Arabic * alf CrB
Alphacca CrB nayyir al-fakka the bright (star) of the broken (ring of stars)

Allen, p. 178
Arabic * alf CrB
Alphecca CrB Al-Fakkah the bright (star) of the broken (ring of stars); the dish
Arabic * alf CrB
Blaze Star CrB

Blaze Star

a recurring bright nova in the constellation of Corona Borealis

English HR 5958
Gemma CrB Gemmasque Novum taken from Ovid's (20 March 43 BC – 17/18 AD) Gemmasque Novum in 16th Century Europe

Allen, p. 178
the pearl Latin * alf CrB
Gnosia CrB


the gem in the king's crown; King Minos of Knossos, Cretre

Allen, p. 178, Whitelaw, Todd & Kotosonos, A & Vasilakis, A & Bredaki, M.(2012). Knossos Early Iron Age: new finds from the surface survey

star in the crown of Knossos Latin (Vergil's Georgics, 29 BC) * alf CrB
Gnosia Stella Coronae CrB Gnosia Stella Coronae star of the crown of Knossos

Allen, p. 178
Greek (Vergil's Georgis) * alf CrB
Nusakan CrB An-Nasaqan The two series; aligned lines
Arabic * bet CrB
Variabalis Coronae CrB

Variabalis Coronae

variable one of the crown

Pigott, Edward; Englefield, Henry C. (1797). "On the Periodical Changes of Brightness of Two Fixed Stars. By Edward Pigott, Esq. Communicated by Sir Henry C. Englefield, Bart. F. R. S". Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. The Royal Society. 87: 133–141. Bibcode:1797RSPT...87..133P. doi:10.1098/rstl.1797.0007. JSTOR 106921.

Latin HR 5880