Perseus (constellation)

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Perseus
Constellation
Perseus
AbbreviationPer
GenitivePersei
Pronunciation/ˈpɜːrsəs/ or /ˈpɜːrsjuːs/;
genitive /ˈpɜːrs./
SymbolismPerseus
Right ascension3
Declination+45
QuadrantNQ1
Area615 sq. deg. (24th)
Main stars19
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
65
Stars with planets7
Stars brighter than 3.00m5
Stars within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)0
Brightest starα Per (Mirfak) (1.79m)
Messier objects2
Meteor showersPerseids
September Perseids
Bordering
constellations
Aries
Taurus
Auriga
Camelopardalis
Cassiopeia
Andromeda
Triangulum
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −35°.
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of December.

Perseus is a constellation in the northern sky.