Cassiopeia (constellation)

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Cassiopeia
Constellation
Cassiopeia
Abbreviation Cas
Genitive Cassiopeiae
Pronunciation /ˌkæsi.ˈp.ə/ Cássiopéia,
colloquially /ˌkæsiˈp.ə/ Cássiópeia;
genitive /ˌkæsi.ˈp./
Seembolism the Seatit Queen
Richt ascension 22h 57m 04.5897s–03h 41m 14.0997s[1] h
Declination 77.6923447°–48.6632690°[1]°
Aurie 598 sq. deg. (25t)
Main starns 5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
53
Starns wi planets 7
Starns brichter than 3.00m 4
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 7
Brichtest starn α Cas (Schedar) (2.15m)
Nearest starn η Cas (Achird)
(19.42 ly, 5.95 pc)
Messier objects 2
Meteor showers Perseids
Borderin
constellations
Camelopardalis
Cepheus
Lacerta
Andromeda
Perseus
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −20°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o November.

Cassiopeia is a constellation in the northren sky, named efter the vain queen Cassiopeia in Greek meethology, who boastit aboot her unrivalled beauty.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cassiopeia, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 

Coordinates: Sky map 01h 00m 00s, +60° 00′ 00″