Fixed Stars in Astrology
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.
– courage, ambition;
– military skills.
Stars of Perseus
The most important stars from Perseus, in the order of magnitude are: Mirfak (Algenib), Algol and Capulus.
Mirfak is the brightest star from Perseus, located in the chest of Perseus.
Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 20 Gemeni 15′
Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Aquarius to Cancer
Planetary nature: Jupiter/Saturn
Official name: Alpha Perseus
– bold, adventurous, tendency to lie;
– great meteorological events;
– courage, strength.
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′
Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Aries to Gemini
Planetary nature: Saturn/Mars
Official name: Beta Perseus
– hangings, loss of head;
– the demonic face of the feminine;
– passion, anger, sexual energy.
Capulus is a cluster of stars from Perseus, located in the sword of the hero.
Projected Ecliptical Degrees: 240 Taurus 22′
Range of degrees with which can be in parans: from Aquarius to Gemini
Planetary nature: Mars/Mercury
Official name: Capulus Perseus
– strong feelings, passion;
– violence, ruthlessness, destructive action.
8. Constellation – Taurus, the bull