Cassiopeia is a
constellation in the northern sky, named after the vain queen
Greek mythology. One of the 48 constellations listed by
Ptolemy, it remains one of the 88 constellations recognized today. It is easily identified by its distinctive 'W' shape, formed by five bright stars. This illustration was included in
Urania's Mirror, a set of celestial cards illustrated by
Sidney Hall; restoration:
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