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Perseus (Perseus)

Month Best Visible


Hemisphere Visible

Northern and Southern

The brightest star of this constellation is called Algenib. NGC 1333 is a reflection nebula and the location of star formation. Perseus also contains a giant molecular cloud, named Perseus molecular cloud; it belongs to the Orion Spur and is well-known for its low-star formation.

In Greek Mythology, Perseus the constellation is named after the Greek hero Perseus.

Neighbouring Constellations

Taurus (Bull)

Andromeda (Andromeda)

Aries (Ram)

Auriga (Charioteer)

Camelopardalis (Giraffe)

Cassiopeia (Cassiopeia)

Picture of Perseus