Constellation The Chained Maiden

Andromeda (The Chained Maiden): gift, map and visability

  • Meaning: The Chained Maiden
  • Best seen in: November
  • Family: Perseus
  • Latitude: +90° to -40°

Andromeda or The Chained Maiden is one of the 88 constellations modern astronomers have divided the sky into. It's part of the Perseus constellation family. Andromeda is best seen in November (from latitudes +90° to -40°).

Andromeda, first catalogued by the Greek astronomer Ptolemy in the 2nd century, forms a V Shape in the sky and is most seen upside down. It contains the Andromeda galaxy and 9 main stars that make up its unique shape.

Andromeda Constellation Map

Andromeda Constellation Map
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Main Stars in The Chained Maiden (Andromeda)

The constellation Andromeda contains several bright stars that make up its shape. Some of these main stars are known as:

  • Alpheratz
  • Mirach
  • Almach
  • Delta Andromedae
  • Iota Andromedae
  • Upsilon Andromedae
  • Adhil

Some of the deep sky objects which have been discovered in Andromeda include: Andromeda Galaxy, Le Gentil, Messier 110, The Blue Snowball Nebula.

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