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  Chandra :: Photo Album :: Constellation Cassiopeia
The constellation was also identified by the Egyptians (associated with an evil god), the Chinese (a charioteer), and the Celts (home of the king of the Fairies).
As a punishment for her treachery, her constellation (a zig-zag shape like an "M" or "W") is supposed to represent Cassiopeia either chained to her throne (in an ironic reference to her daughter's ordeal) or stuffed into a basket.
Because the constellation is in a circumpolar position (meaning that it seems to revolve centered around the pole star, Polaris), Cassiopeia is at times suspended upside down in the sky in a very undignified position.
chandra.harvard.edu /photo/constellations/cassiopeia.html   (402 words)

  
  Cassiopeia (constellation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cassiopeia is a northern constellation which Greek mythology considered to represent a vain queen.
Cassiopeia A: Cassiopeia was the site of Tycho Brahe's supernova of 1572 (SN 1572), and is also the location of Cassiopeia A, the strongest radio source in the sky (other than the sun).
Cassiopeia A is the remnant of a supernova which apparently occurred in about 1667, although there is no record of it having been observed.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/cassiopeia__constellation_   (671 words)

  
 Cassiopeia Constellation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cassiopeia's constellation straddles the Milky Way in the far northern sky, neighbouring the constellations dedicated to her husband King Cepheus, her daughter Andromeda, and Andromeda's rescuer Perseus.
Cassiopeia was the wife of Cepheus, the Ethiopian king, and the mother of Andromeda.
Cassiopeia includes a number of open clusters, but none of these is visible to the naked eye.
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 ipedia.com: Cassiopeia (constellation) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cassiopeia is a northern constellation representing the legendary queen of Ethiopia Cassiopeia, who was the wife of Cepheus and the mother of Andromeda.
Five of the stars of Cassiopeia form a W shape, which is one of the most distinctive patterns in the northern sky.
Cassiopeia was the site of Tycho Brahe's supernova of 1572, and is also the location of Cassiopeia A, the strongest radio source in the sky (other than the sun).
www.ipedia.com /cassiopeia__constellation_.html   (353 words)

  
 Constellation Cassiopeia
She complained to Poseidon, God of the Sea, and demanded that Cassiopeia be punished.
Meanwhile Cepheus and Cassiopeia had died and were likewise given honored places among the stars by Poseidon.
Another story says that for her bragging, Cassiopeia was chained to her throne and placed in the sky to circle the North Star.
www.coldwater.k12.mi.us /lms/planetarium/myth/cassiopeia.html   (646 words)

  
 Constellation Cassiopeia
It is assiociated with the Perseus constellation family.
Once you found Cassiopeia or the Big Dipper, which is located opposite of the celestial pole, you can easily locate other constellations of the northern hemisphere.
To punish her, her daughter was chained to a rock of the coast as a sacrifice for a sea monster.
www.seds.org /Maps/Stars_en/Fig/cassiopeia.html   (529 words)

  
 Cassiopeia
Cassiopeia was the wife of Cepheus, the Ethiopian king of Joppa (now known as Jaffa, in Israel), and the mother of Andromeda.
But because of Cassiopeia's vanity, he placed her in a chair which revolves around the Pole Star, so half the time she's obliged to sit upside down.
Cassiopeia has many fine binaries, a few variables of note, and several interesting deep sky objects.
www.dibonsmith.com /cas_con.htm   (709 words)

  
 Cassiopeia - Best of AOP: Cassiopeia A: Flamsteed's Supernova of 1680   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cassiopeia includes a number of open clusters, but none of these is visible to the Cassiopeia has been the site of two supernovae in historical times.
Cassiopeia (The Queen and Wife of Cepheus),
A W-shaped constellation in the Northern Hemisphere between Andromeda and Cepheus.
weightwatchers.spidertimes.com /st/weightwatchers-cassiopeia.htm   (155 words)

  
 Cadeau personnalisé : Nommer une étoile parmi les constellations
Vous pouvez aussi choisir la constellation en fonction des facilités d'observation astronomiques et préférer une constellation qui sera visible à une date particulière de l'année.
Pour vous aider à effectuer votre choix, nous vous présentons ci-dessous des constellations classifiées de diverses façons.
Cadeau personnalisé, nommer une étoile parmi les constellations
www.starbox.fr /constellation/constellationcentre.htm   (202 words)

  
 eSky: Cassiopeia
Part of the myth of Perseus played out across the northern sky, the tragic figure of Cassiopeia was the wife of Cepheus and the mother of Andromeda.
Her prominent W-shaped constellation is one of the most immediately recognisable in the entire sky.
The second took place nearly a century later, leaving a shattered region that is still detectable today, especially by radio telescopes, and is designated Cassiopeia A.
www.glyphweb.com /esky/constellations/cassiopeia.html   (373 words)

  
 Nova · Astrological definition of Nova · Astrology Encyclopedia
The first nova of record appeared suddenly on November 11, 1572, in the Constellation Cassiopeia, in the third decanate of Pisces - known as the decanate of Vicissitudes.
It was an ancient belief that from the constellation in which any unusual phenomenon appeared could be judged the department of life that would be most affected.
On the previous August 24th, the massacre of Bartholomew in Paris with the King's sanction incited the Huguenots to a resort to arms, in the belief that it was a messenger of hope sent from heaven.
www.astrologyweekly.com /dictionary/nova.php   (781 words)

  
 Constellation Photos - Constellations - Digital Images of the Sky
Constellations are presented for all months of a year.
A variety of deep sky objects is seen in most constellations and presented as magnifications with description.
The big images are intended to show the deep sky objects in their galactic environment and can be used as "real sky" finder charts for observers.
www.allthesky.com /constellations/const.html   (230 words)

  
 Cassiopeia - eBay - casio cassiopeia e100, PDAs Handheld PCs, Consumer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Cassiopeia, the Queen, is visible in the Northern Hemisphere all year long.
Cassiopeia is known as the Celestial W when below the pole and the Celestia M
Cassiopeia A has been studied intensely ever since the first images were
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 StarDate Online | Constellation Guide
The International Astronomical Union recognizes 88 constellations covering the entire northern and southern sky.
Below is a selection of the most familiar and easily seen constellations in the northern sky.
The materials may not be sold or published in any other form without written permission from The University of Texas McDonald Observatory.
www.stardate.org /nightsky/constellations   (108 words)

  
 Cassiopeia - Casio Cassiopeia E-115 Pocket PC review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
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Cassiopeia (constellation) Cassiopeia click for larger image Abbreviation Cas Genitive Cassiopeiae Symbology the Seated Queen Right ascension 1 h.
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 Connect-the-Dots Printables: EnchantedLearning.com
Connect the dots to find the constellation Cassiopeia (a crown or a throne) on this printout.
Connect the dots to find the constellation Leo (the lion) on this printout.
Connect the dots to find the constellation Orion (the hunter) on this printout.
www.enchantedlearning.com /connectdots   (504 words)

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