Cepheus (constellation)

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Cepheus
Cepheus
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List of stars in Cepheus
Abbreviation: Cep
Genitive: Cephei
Symbology:
Right ascension: 20h 01m 56.4481s–09h 03m 19.7931s[1] h
Declination: 88.6638870°–53.3532715°[1]°
Area: 588 sq. deg. (27th)
Main stars: 7
Bayer/Flamsteed stars: 43
Stars known to have planets: 1
Bright stars: 1
Nearby stars: 3
Brightest star: α Cep (Alderamin) (2.45m)
Nearest star: Kruger 60 ( ly)
Messier objects: 0
Meteor showers: None
Bordering constellations: Cygnus
Lacerta
Cassiopeia
Camelopardalis
Draco
Ursa Minor
Visible at latitudes between +90° and −10°
Best visible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) during the month of November


Cepheus is a constellation in the northern sky.

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cepheus, constellation boundary". The Constellations (International Astronomical Union). http://www.iau.org/public/constellations/#cep. Retrieved 15 February 2014.

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