Coma BerenicesCo·ma Ber·e·ni·ces
a N constellation between Virgo and Canes Venatici, containing the north galactic pole; Berenice's Hair
Origin of Coma BerenicesL, Berenice's Hair: see coma
A constellation in the northern sky near Bo&odie;tes and Leo that contains a prominent cluster of galaxies and the north pole of the Milky Way. Also called Berenice's Hair.
Origin of Coma BerenicesNew Latin Coma Berenic&emacron;s, Berenice's hair : Latin coma, hair + Latin Berenic&emacron;s, genitive of Berenic&emacron;, Berenice (a queen of Egypt who promised her hair to Venus).