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Alkarab

Upsilon Pegasi, 68 Pegasi

Proper NameAlkarab
Bayer DesignationUpsilon Pegasi
Flamsteed Number68 Pegasi
HR (BSC)8905
HD220657
ConstellationPegasus
Right Ascension23h 26m 19s
Declination+23° 30' 29"
Distance170 light years
52 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +4.4
Absolute: +0.8
Spectral ClassF8III Bright Yellow Giant
Optimum VisibilitySeptember / October
NotesA giant star lying some 170 light years from the Solar System. In the skies of Earth, Alkarab falls within the constellation of Pegasus, in the heart of the quadrangle of stars known as the Square of Pegasus.

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