Cassiopeia

Cassiopeia
Cassiopeian, adj.
/kas'ee euh pee"euh/, n., gen. Cassiopeiae /-pee"ee/ for 1.
1. Astron. a northern constellation between Cepheus and Perseus.
2. Class. Myth. the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda.

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      in astronomy, a constellation of the northern sky, easily recognized by a group of five bright stars forming a slightly irregular W. It lies at one hour right ascension (the coordinate of the celestial sphere analogous to longitude on the Earth) and 60° north declination (angular distance north of the celestial equator). Tycho's Nova, one of the few recorded supernovae in the Galaxy, appeared in Cassiopeia in 1572.

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Universalium. 2010.

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