Definition of Southern Cross in English:

Southern Cross

Syllabification: South·ern Cross
Astronomy
  • The smallest constellation (the Crux or Cross), but the most familiar one to observers in the southern hemisphere. It contains the bright star Acrux, the “Jewel Box” star cluster, and most of the Coalsack nebula.

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