perseus1.JPGMythology

Perseus, the prince, is a member of the royal family which consists in Cepheus the king, Cassiopeia the queen, Andromeda the princess daughter and Perseus the prince. Perseus was a hero who saved Andromeda from death and killed the gorgon Medusa and the sea monster Cetus.

Symbolism

– courage, ambition;

– bravery;

– military skills.

Stars of Perseus

The most important stars from Perseus, in the order of magnitude are: Mirfak (Algenib), Algol and Capulus.

perseus2.png

 

7.1 Mirfak – 20 Gemeni 15′

 

Mirfak is the brightest star from Perseus, located in the chest of Perseus.

Magnitude: 1,9

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 20 Gemeni 15′

Declination: 49N50’25”

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Aquarius to Cancer

Planetary nature: Jupiter/Saturn

Official name: Alpha Perseus

 

Symbolism:

– bold, adventurous, tendency to lie;

– great meteorological events;

– courage, strength.

 

7.2 Algol – 260 Taurus 20′

 

Algol is the beta star from Perseus, located in the head of Medusa. It is considered the most malefic star in the heavens. In Talmudic law it was associated with Lilith.

Magnitude: 2,0 var.

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 260 Taurus 20′

Declination: 40N56’02”

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Aries to Gemini

Planetary nature: Saturn/Mars

Official name: Beta Perseus

 

Symbolism:

– hangings, loss of head;

– violence;

– the demonic face of the feminine;

– passion, anger, sexual energy.

 

7.3 Capulus – 240 Taurus 22′

 

Capulus is a cluster of stars from Perseus, located in the sword of the hero.

Magnitude: 4,4

Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 240 Taurus 22′

Declination: 57N07’14”

Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Aquarius to Gemini

Planetary nature: Mars/Mercury

Official name: Capulus Perseus

 

Symbolism:

– blindness;

– strong feelings, passion;

– violence, ruthlessness, destructive action.

8. Constellation – Taurus, the bull