A constellation (Coma Berenices) named in honor of one who sacrificed her hair to save her husband.
His Coma Berenices is only known from the celebrated imitation of Catullus.
The name Coma Berenices, applied to a constellation, commemorates this incident.
Coma Berenices (map No. 6) includes several interesting objects.
Coma Berenices has fewer stars, but they are of a larger class than those which compose the Pleiades.