Map of Perseus

Map: Perseus from the Uranometria

Caption: A sky atlas drawn by Johann Bayer in the 1600s using Tycho Brahe's star catalogs. There, the famous astronomers Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler compiled the most accurate and complete astronomical observations to that time, containing over 700 stars. An image of Perseus overlays the star chart.

Source: Sloan Digital Sky Survey


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