Cepheus SEE fee us The King
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alderamin
al DER ah min
"forearm, shoulder"
Alpha Cephei
21h 18' 34.7
+62 35' 8
49 2.45 A7 IV-V Blue White
Giant
Alfirk
"flock of sheep"
Beta Cephei
21h 28' 39.5
+70 33' 39
600 3.23
8
B2 IV
A3
Blue Sub Giant
and Blue White
Main Sequence
Double Star
brighter Giant
is slightly variable
Er Rai
"the shepherd"
Gamma Cephei
23h 39' 20.8
+77 37' 57
45 3.21 K1 IV Orange Yellow
Sub Giant
Delta A
Delta Cephei
Delta B
22h 29' 10.2
+58 24' 55
980 3.50 F5 Ib
- G1 Ib
Yellow - White
Supergiant
Regular Variable
( 5 days, 9 hours )
Prototype for
Cephid Variables
how we can measure
vast distances in space
22h 29' 9.2
+58 24' 15
950 6.31 A0 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Epsilon
Cephei
22h 15' 1.9
+57 2' 37
84 4.18 F0 IV White
Sub Giant
Zeta Cephei 22h 10' 51.2
+58 12' 5
730 3.39 K2 Ib Orange
Supergiant
Eta Cephei
20h 45' 17.3
+61 50' 20
47 3.41 K0 IV Orange
Sub Giant
Theta Cephei 20h 29' 34.8
+62 59' 39
136 4.21 A7III Blue White
Giant
Iota Cephei 22h 49' 40.7
+66 12' 2
115 3.50 K0 III Orange
Giant
Kappa Cephei 20h 8' 53.2
+77 42' 41
330 4.38 B9 III Blue Giant
Lambda Cephei 22h 11' 30.6
+59 24' 53
1650 5.05 O6 Blue
Main Sequence
Mu Cephei
The Garnet Star
21h 43' 30.3
+58 46' 48
3300s 4.23
3.6 - 5.1
M2 Ia Variable
Red Supergiant
North star of Mars
and one of the reddest
visible to the naked eye

   
Xi 1 Cephei
Xi 2 Cephei
22h 3' 47.3
+64 37' 40
102 4.26 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Possible Wide
Orbital Binary
22h 3' 47.4
+64 37' 42
102 6.50 F7 V White
Main Sequence

   
Omicron 1
Omicron Cephei
Omicron 2
23h 18' 37.4
+68 6' 42
210 5.03 K0 III Orange Giant
7.28 F6 V White
Main Sequence

   
Pi 1
Pi Cephei
Pi 2
23h 7' 53.8
+75 23' 16
220 4.67 G2 III Yellow Giant
6.93 F0 V White
Main Sequence