Menkib

Stellar classification

O

Coordinates

  • X -400
  • Y -271
  • Z -1147
→ Sol: 1,245

Object type

  • Double or multiple star
  • Star
  • Star in Cluster
  • Emission-line Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
simbad:* ksi Per

Wiki

Menkib can refer to the following stars (the name derives from the Arabic منكب mankib, meaning "shoulder"):

  • Menkab (Alpha Orionis or Betelgeuse), in the constellation Orion
  • Markab (Alpha Pegasi), in the constellation Pegasus. Miscopied from "Menkib" for Beta Pegasi
  • Menkib (Beta Pegasi), also in Pegasus
  • Menkib (Xi Persei), in the constellation Perseus. It is also spelt Menchib or Menkhib. Some gave it for Zeta Persei (ζ Per) instead of Xi Persei (ξ Per).
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