She is the brightest of the Pleiades. Not necessarily more intelligent, mind you. Just more shiny and gleaming. Go take a look at her in the night sky some time.
She is so eye-catching that even Poseidon noticed her. He thought Alcyone was gorgeous and fathered several children with her.
Alcyone Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Alkyone, Halcyone
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Stars
Area of expertise: Star, Stars
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 3414
Alcyone RelationshipsFather: Atlas
Member of: Pleiades
Common questions about Alcyone
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Article last revised on September 06, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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