Public Domain Image: Cepheus in the robes of a Persian king, depicted in the Atlas Coelestis of John Flamsteed (1729)
Cepheus, an otherwise unremarkable king, sits at the pantheon of the mythological royal family at the heart of the famous Andromeda-Perseus story. Yet, the nondescript area of the sky assigned to him produced an amazing discovery. How did a faint constellation change the way we look at the universe?
Nothing But the Facts About the Cepheus Constellation reveals this and many other amazing facts about this legendary constellation.