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Rho Cassiopeiae

Rho Cassiopeiae (ρ Cas, ρ Cassiopeiae) is a yellow hypergiant star in the constellation Cassiopeia. [1]

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Absolute magnitude

Absolute magnitude is the measure of intrinsic brightness of a celestial object.

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Alpha Lacertae

Alpha Lacertae (Alpha Lac, α Lacertae, α Lac) is an A-type main sequence star in the constellation of Lacerta.

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Andromeda (Chinese astronomy)

The modern constellation Andromeda lies across two of the quadrants, symbolized by the Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ) and the White Tiger of the West (西方白虎, Xī Fāng Bái Hǔ), that divide the sky in traditional Chinese uranography.

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Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude (m) of a celestial object is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth, adjusted to the value it would have in the absence of the atmosphere.

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AR Cassiopeiae

AR Cassiopeiae (AR Cas) is a multiple star system in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

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Astronomical unit

The astronomical unit (symbol au, AU or ua) is a unit of length, roughly the distance from the Earth to the Sun.

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Bayer designation

A Bayer designation is a stellar designation in which a specific star is identified by a Greek letter, followed by the genitive form of its parent constellation's Latin name.

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Beta Lacertae

Beta Lacertae (Beta Lac, β Lacertae, β Lac) is the fourth brightest star in the constellation of Lacerta.

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Betelgeuse

Betelgeuse, also known by its Bayer designation Alpha Orionis (shortened to α Orionis or α Ori), is the ninth-brightest star in the night sky and second-brightest in the constellation of Orion.

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Boss General Catalogue

Boss General Catalogue (GC, sometimes General Catalogue) is an astronomical catalogue containing 33,342 stars.

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Bright Star Catalogue

The Bright Star Catalogue, also known as the Yale Catalogue of Bright Stars or Yale Bright Star Catalogue, is a star catalogue that lists all stars of stellar magnitude 6.5 or brighter, which is roughly every star visible to the naked eye from Earth.

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Carbon

Carbon (from carbo "coal") is a chemical element with symbol C and atomic number 6.

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Cassiopeia (Chinese astronomy)

The modern constellation Cassiopeia lies across two of the quadrants symbolized by the The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ) and The White Tiger of the West (西方白虎, Xī Fāng Bái Hǔ), and Three Enclosures (三垣, Sān Yuán), that divide the sky in traditional Chinese uranography.

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Cassiopeia (constellation)

Cassiopeia is a constellation in the northern sky, named after the vain queen Cassiopeia in Greek mythology, who boasted about her unrivalled beauty.

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Catalogues of Fundamental Stars

The Catalogue of Fundamental Stars is a series of six astrometric catalogues of high precision positional data for a small selection of stars to define a celestial reference frame, which is a standard coordinate system for measuring positions of stars.

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Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg

The Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS; English translation: Strasbourg Astronomical Data Center) is a data hub which collects and distributes astronomical information.

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Cepheid variable

A Cepheid variable is a star that pulsates radially, varying in both temperature and diameter to produce brightness changes with a well-defined stable period and amplitude.

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Cepheus (Chinese astronomy)

The modern constellation Cepheus lies across one of the quadrants symbolized by the The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ), and Three Enclosures (三垣, Sān Yuán), that divide the sky in traditional Chinese uranography.

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Chinese constellations

Traditional Chinese astronomy has a system of dividing the celestial sphere into asterisms or constellations, known as "officials" (Chinese xīng guān).

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CNO cycle

The CNO cycle (for carbon–nitrogen–oxygen) is one of the two (known) sets of fusion reactions by which stars convert hydrogen to helium, the other being the proton–proton chain reaction.

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Cygnus (Chinese astronomy)

According to traditional Chinese uranography, the modern constellation Cygnus is located within the northern quadrant of the sky, which is symbolized as the The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ).

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Dredge-up

A dredge-up is a period in the evolution of a star where a surface convection zone extends down to the layers where material has undergone nuclear fusion.

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Durchmusterung

In astronomy, Durchmusterung or Bonner Durchmusterung (BD), is the comprehensive astrometric star catalogue of the whole sky, compiled by the Bonn Observatory (Germany) from 1859 to 1903.

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Earth mass

Earth mass (where ⊕ is the symbol for planet Earth) is the unit of mass equal to that of Earth.

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Eddington luminosity

The Eddington luminosity, also referred to as the Eddington limit, is the maximum luminosity a body (such as a star) can achieve when there is balance between the force of radiation acting outward and the gravitational force acting inward.

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Encampment (Chinese constellation)

The Encampment mansion is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations.

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Epsilon Cephei

Epsilon Cephei (ε Cep, ε Cep) is a Class F0, fourth-magnitude star in the constellation Cepheus.

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Flamsteed designation

Flamsteed designations for stars are similar to Bayer designations, except that they use numbers instead of Greek and Roman letters.

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Flying serpent (asterism)

Flying Serpent (Tengshe 螣蛇) is an asterism in the Chinese constellation Encampment (Shixiu 室宿).

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General Catalogue of Variable Stars

The General Catalogue of Variable Stars (GCVS) is a list of variable stars.

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HD 206267

HD 206267A is a hierarchical triple star system in the northern circumpolar constellation of Cepheus.

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Helium

Helium is a chemical element with symbol He and atomic number 2.

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Henry Draper Catalogue

The Henry Draper Catalogue (HD) is an astronomical star catalogue published between 1918 and 1924, giving spectroscopic classifications for 225,300 stars; it was later expanded by the Henry Draper Extension (HDE), published between 1925 and 1936, which gave classifications for 46,850 more stars, and by the Henry Draper Extension Charts (HDEC), published from 1937 to 1949 in the form of charts, which gave classifications for 86,933 more stars.

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Hipparcos

Hipparcos was a scientific satellite of the European Space Agency (ESA), launched in 1989 and operated until 1993.

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Iota Andromedae

Iota Andromedae (ι And, ι Andromedae) is a star in the constellation Andromeda.

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Johann Bayer

Johann Bayer (1572 – 7 March 1625) was a German lawyer and uranographer (celestial cartographer).

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John Flamsteed

John Flamsteed FRS (19 August 1646 – 31 December 1719) was an English astronomer and the first Astronomer Royal.

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Jupiter

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest planet in the Solar System.

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Kappa Andromedae

Kappa Andromedae (κ And, κ Andromedae) is the Bayer designation for a bright star in the constellation of Andromeda.

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Lacerta (Chinese astronomy)

According to traditional Chinese uranography, the modern constellation Lacerta is located within the northern quadrant of the sky, which is symbolized as the The Black Tortoise of the North (北方玄武, Běi Fāng Xuán Wǔ).

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Lambda Andromedae

Lambda Andromedae (λ And, λ Andromedae) is the Bayer designation for a binary star in the northern constellation of Andromeda.

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Milky Way

The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System.

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Neptune

Neptune is the eighth and farthest planet from the Sun in the Solar System.

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Nitrogen

Nitrogen is a chemical element with symbol N and atomic number 7.

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Oxygen

Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8.

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Pi1 Cygni

Pi1 Cygni (π1 Cyg, π1 Cygni) is the Bayer designation for a star in the constellation Cygnus.

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Pi2 Cygni

Pi2 Cygni (π2 Cyg, π2 Cygni) is a fourth-magnitude star in the constellation Cygnus.

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Pistol Star

The Pistol Star is a blue hypergiant and is one of the most luminous known stars in the Milky Way.

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Psi Andromedae

Psi Andromedae (ψ And, ψ Andromedae) is the Bayer designation for a triple star system in the northern constellation of Andromeda.

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Red supergiant

Red supergiants (RSGs) are supergiant stars (luminosity class I) of spectral type K or M. They are the largest stars in the universe in terms of volume, although they are not the most massive.

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Right ascension

Right ascension (abbreviated RA; symbol α) is the angular distance measured eastward along the celestial equator from the vernal equinox to the hour circle of the point in question.

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Semiregular variable star

Semiregular variable stars are giants or supergiants of intermediate and late spectral type showing considerable periodicity in their light changes, accompanied or sometimes interrupted by various irregularities.

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Sigma Cassiopeiae

Sigma Cassiopeiae (σ Cas, σ Cassiopeiae) is a binary star in the constellation Cassiopeia.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog is an astrometric star catalogue.

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Sodium

Sodium is a chemical element with symbol Na (from New Latin natrium) and atomic number 11.

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Solar mass

The solar mass is a standard unit of mass in astronomy that is used to indicate the masses of other stars, as well as clusters, nebulae and galaxies.

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Sun

The Sun (in Greek: Helios, in Latin: Sol) is the star at the center of the Solar System and is by far the most important source of energy for life on Earth.

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Tau Cassiopeiae

Tau Cassiopeiae (τ Cas, τ Cassiopeiae) is a star in the constellation Cassiopeia.

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Triple-alpha process

The triple-alpha process is a set of nuclear fusion reactions by which three helium-4 nuclei (alpha particles) are transformed into carbon.

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Twenty-Eight Mansions

The Twenty-Eight Mansions, hsiu, xiu or sieu are part of the Chinese constellations system.

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Uranometria

Uranometria is the short title of a star atlas produced by Johann Bayer.

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V509 Cassiopeiae

V509 Cassiopeiae (V509 Cas or HR 8752) is a yellow hypergiant star in the constellation Cassiopeia.

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VY Canis Majoris

VY Canis Majoris (VY CMa) is a red hypergiant star located in the constellation Canis Major.

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William Herschel Telescope

The William Herschel Telescope (WHT) is a optical/near-infrared reflecting telescope located at the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos on the island of La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain.

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Yellow hypergiant

A yellow hypergiant is a massive star with an extended atmosphere, a spectral class from late A to early K, an initial mass of as much as 20–50 solar masses, but having lost as much as half that mass.

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3 Andromedae

3 Andromedae (3 And) is a star in the constellation Andromeda.

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4 Lacertae

4 Lacertae (4 Lac) is a star in the constellation Lacerta.

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7 Andromedae

7 Andromedae (7 And) is a star in the constellation Andromeda.

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8 Andromedae

8 Andromedae is a red giant star in the constellation Andromeda.

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9 Lacertae

9 Lacertae (9 Lac) is a star in the constellation Lacerta.

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7 Cassiopeiae, HD 224014, Rho Cas, Ρ Cassiopeiae.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rho_Cassiopeiae

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