Alderamin Alpha Cephei

Stellar classification



  • X -48
  • Y 8
  • Z -9
→ Sol: 49

Object type

  • Variable Star
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • UV-emission source
simbad:* alf Cep


Alpha Cephei (α Cephei, abbreviated Alpha Cep, α Cep), also named Alderamin, is a second magnitude star in the constellation of Cepheus near the northern pole. The star is relatively close to Earth at only 49 light years.

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