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Sigma Cassiopeiae

Index Sigma Cassiopeiae

Sigma Cassiopeiae (σ Cas, σ Cassiopeiae) is a binary star in the constellation Cassiopeia. [1]

37 relations: Alpha Lacertae, Apparent magnitude, AR Cassiopeiae, Beta Cephei variable, Beta Lacertae, Binary star, Bright Star Catalogue, Cassiopeia (constellation), Catalog of Components of Double and Multiple Stars, Chinese language, Constellation, Durchmusterung, Earth, Epsilon Cephei, Flamsteed designation, Flying serpent (asterism), HD 206267, Henry Draper Catalogue, Iota Andromedae, Kappa Andromedae, Lambda Andromedae, Light-year, Main sequence, Minute and second of arc, Pi1 Cygni, Pi2 Cygni, Psi Andromedae, Rho Cassiopeiae, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Star Catalog, Stellar classification, Subgiant, Tau Cassiopeiae, 3 Andromedae, 4 Lacertae, 7 Andromedae, 8 Andromedae, 9 Lacertae.

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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Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude of a celestial object is a number that is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth.

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AR Cassiopeiae

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

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Beta Cephei variable

Beta Cephei variables, also known as Beta Canis Majoris stars, are variable stars that exhibit small rapid variations in their brightness due to pulsations of the stars' surfaces, thought due to the unusual properties of iron at temperatures of 200,000 K in their interiors.

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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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Binary star

A binary star is a star system consisting of two stars orbiting around their common barycenter.

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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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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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Catalog of Components of Double and Multiple Stars

The Catalog of Components of Double and Multiple Stars, or CCDM, is an astrometric star catalogue of double and multiple stars.

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Chinese language

Chinese is a group of related, but in many cases mutually unintelligible, language varieties, forming a branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family.

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Constellation

A constellation is a group of stars that are considered to form imaginary outlines or meaningful patterns on the celestial sphere, typically representing animals, mythological people or gods, mythological creatures, or manufactured devices.

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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

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.

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Epsilon Cephei

Epsilon Cephei, Latinized from ε Cephei, is a star in the northern constellation of Cepheus.

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Flamsteed designation

A Flamsteed designation is a combination of a number and constellation name that uniquely identifies most naked eye stars in the modern constellations visible from southern England.

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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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HD 206267

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

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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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Iota Andromedae

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

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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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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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Light-year

The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

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Main sequence

In astronomy, the main sequence is a continuous and distinctive band of stars that appear on plots of stellar color versus brightness.

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Minute and second of arc

A minute of arc, arcminute (arcmin), arc minute, or minute arc is a unit of angular measurement equal to of one degree.

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Pi1 Cygni

Pi¹ Cygni (π¹ Cygni, abbreviated Pi¹ Cyg, π¹ Cyg) is a binary star in the northern constellation of Cygnus.

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Pi2 Cygni

Pi2 Cygni, Latinized from π2 Cygni, is a triple star system in the northern constellation of Cygnus.

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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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Rho Cassiopeiae

Rho Cassiopeiae (ρ Cas, ρ Cassiopeiae) is a yellow hypergiant 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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Stellar classification

In astronomy, stellar classification is the classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics.

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Subgiant

A subgiant is a star that is brighter than a normal main-sequence star of the same spectral class, but not as bright as true giant stars.

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Tau Cassiopeiae

Tau Cassiopeiae (τ Cassiopeiae) is a solitary, orange hued star in the northern constellation of Cassiopeia.

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3 Andromedae

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

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8 Andromedae

8 Andromedae (abbreviated 8 And) 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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References

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

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