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Alfirk

Alphirk, Beta Cephei, 8 Cephei

Proper NamesAlfirk, Alphirk
Bayer DesignationBeta Cephei
Flamsteed Number8 Cephei
BSC8238
HD205021
ConstellationCepheus
Right Ascension21h 28m 40s
Declination+70° 33' 39"
Distance685 light years
210 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +3.2
Absolute: -3.4
Spectral ClassB1IV Blue Subgiant
Optimum VisibilityAugust / September (Usually visible from northern latitudes)

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