Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Pegasus ←     Perseus: Perseus, The Champion     → Phoenix

(possessive form Persei, abbreviation Per) Link for sharing this page on Facebook
Perseus is one of the 48 ancient constellations recorded by Ptolemy.

Historical Map of Pegasus
(to be added in next iteration of this page)

Modern Map of Perseus
Modified version of Wikimedia Commons map by Torsten Bronger
Wikimedia Commons map of Perseus

Constellations Bordering Perseus
(to be added in next iteration of this page)

Stars in Perseus
     Stars that have common names often have multiple names, so the common names shown (if any) cannot be considered authoritative. Right ascension and declination are given in 2000.0 coordinates.

α Per (Mirfak)

β Per (Algol)

γ Per

δ Per

ε Per

Objects of Interest
M34 (= NGC 1039) (RA 02 42 07, Dec +42 44 46), an open star cluster.
NGC 1275 (RA 03 19 48, Dec +41 30 42), a 12th-magnitude pair of galaxies in the Perseus cluster.
NGC 1333 (RA 03 29 20, Dec +31 24 57), a diffuse nebular region lit by hot young stars.
Celestial Atlas: Constellations
Pegasus ←     Perseus: Perseus, The Champion     → Phoenix