Andromeda (constellation)

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Andromeda is a constellation in the northern sky. It is named after Andromeda, the princess in the Greek legend of Perseus who was chained to a rock to be eaten by the sea monster Cetus. It is sometimes called "the Chained Lady" or "the Chained Woman" in English (Mulier Catenata in Latin, al-Mar'at al Musalsalah in Arabic).[2] It has also been called Persea ("Perseus's wife")[2] or Cepheis ("Cepheus's daughter").[2] The Andromeda Galaxy is named after the constellation, as it appears within its boundaries.

In Chinese astronomy, constellation Andromeda were divided in two areas. The areas are:

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