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Constellation FamilyPerseus
Celestial QuadrantPrimarily NQ1, extending into NQ4
Right Ascension0h10 to 1h56
Declination+56° 38' to +63° 46'
Area (sq deg)27
Brightest StarsCih
Optimum VisibilityOctober (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
Notes'Cassiopeia's Chair' is the more formal name for the famous 'W' shape defined by the five brightest stars in Cassiopeia. Many sources also include a sixth star, Kappa Cassiopeiae opposite Schedar, to form a square base for queen Cassiopeia's throne.


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