Andromeda is an autumn constellation found next to Pegasus.
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The fall constellation Andromeda is a Princess. She looks like a "V"! Andromeda is close to the north pole, so only a few people in the Southern Hemisphere can see it in the spring.
Andromeda's parents were King Cepheus and Queen Cassiopeia. The queen made the god Poseidon very mad, and he sent a monster to eat Andromeda. Perseus rescued her, and so they were put in the sky along with Cepheus and Cassiopeia.
The best way to find Andromeda is to first find Pegasus, the winged horse. The Princess' head is the star Alpheratz, which is also the last star in Pegasus. This same star is the base of the "V". Can you find the rest of the constellation?
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