Cepheus (constellation)

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Cepheus
Constellation
Cepheus
AbbreviationCep
GenitiveCephei
Pronunciation/ˈsfiəs/ or /ˈsfjuːs/;
genitive /ˈsfi/
Seembolismthe Keeng/Keeng Cepheus
Richt ascension20h 01m 56.4481s–09h 03m 19.7931s[1] h
Declination88.6638870°–53.3532715°[1]°
Aurie588 sq. deg. (27t)
Main starns7
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
43
Starns wi planets1
Starns brichter than 3.00m1
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly)3
Brichtest starnα Cep (Alderamin) (2.45m)
Nearest starnKruger 60
(13.15 ly, 4.03 pc)
Messier objects0
Meteor showersNone
Borderin
constellations
Cygnus
Lacerta
Cassiopeia
Camelopardalis
Draco
Ursa Minor
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −10°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o November.

Cepheus is a constellation in the northren sky.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cepheus, constellation boundary". The Constellations. International Astronomical Union. Retrieved 15 February 2014.

Coordinates: Sky map 22h 00m 00s, +70° 00′ 00″