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Star Alpha Cephei

White-Blue star Alpha Cephei is located 49 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class A8Vn, that has 200 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
49 light years
Alpha Cephei
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White-Blue star (spectral class A8Vn)

Mass: 2.00 M Sun | M Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 7700 K | 1.33 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.82 billions years | 0.18 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 17 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 2.460
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
More about Alpha Cephei
      Nearby star Alpha Cephei can be found in northern celestial hemisphere, and it is possible to see it with naked eye. The star is observable also from Northern America, Europe and Asia.  Temperature in its outer envelope is around 7700 K (7427 °C), which is about 133 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
Alderamin, α Cep, alf Cep, 5 Cep, AG+62° 1226, BD+61°2111, FK5 803, Gliese 826, GJ 826, HD 203280, HIP 105199, HR 8162, SAO 19302, CCDM J21186+6236A, 2MASS J21183475+6235081
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (* alf Cep)
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Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
4
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Eta Cephei 1.6 M
5.5
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G 264-12 0 M
2
5.6
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G 230-42 0 M
8.4
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Gaia DR2 2206265777300448768 0 M
8.8
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Wolf 1084 0 M
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