Perseus (constellation)

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Perseus
Constellation
Perseus
AbbreviationPer
GenitivePersei
Pronunciation/ˈpɜːrsəs/ or /ˈpɜːrsjuːs/;
genitive /ˈpɜːrs./
SeembolismPerseus
Richt ascension3 h
Declination+45°
QuadrantNQ1
Aurie615 sq. deg. (24t)
Main starns19
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
65
Starns wi planets7
Starns brichter than 3.00m5
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brichtest starnα Per (Mirfak) (1.79m)
Nearest starnG 174-14
(33.62 ly, 10.31 pc)
Messier objects2
Meteor showersPerseids
September Perseids
Borderin
constellations
Aries
Taurus
Auriga
Camelopardalis
Cassiopeia
Andromeda
Triangulum
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −35°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o December.

Perseus, named efter the Greek meethological hero Perseus, is a constellation in the northren sky.

Coordinates: Sky map 03h 00m 00s, +45° 00′ 00″