Fr.: superamas de Persée-Poissons
A long, dense chain of galaxies with a length of almost 300 million → light-years, constituting one of the largest known structures in the → Universe. At the left end of the supercluster lies the massive → Perseus cluster (A426), one of the most massive clusters of galaxies within 500 million light-years.
The Fishes. An extensive but faint constellation of the → Zodiac, representing a pair of fishes, located in the northern hemisphere, at 1h right ascension, 15° north declination. Abbreviation: Psc; genitive: Piscium.
L., plural of piscis "fish," cognate with Goth. fisks, O.E. fisc.
Mâhi "fish," from Mid.Pers. mâhik; Av. masya-; cf. Skt. matsya-, Pali maccha-.