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The constellation Cepheus amid other northern constellations

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Κηφεύς(Kēpheús)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsiːfi.əs/, /ˈsiːfjuːs/

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Cepheus

  1. (Greek mythology) Husband of Cassiopeia, king of Eritrea, father of Andromeda. There may be two mythical kings by this name.
  2. (astronomy) A circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, located between Draco and Cassiopeia and representing the king Cepheus from Greek myth.

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Cepheus m

  1. (astronomy) Cepheus