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Algenib

Gamma Pegasi, 88 Pegasi

Proper NameAlgenib
Bayer DesignationGamma Pegasi
Flamsteed Number88 Pegasi
BSC39
HD886
ConstellationPegasus
Right Ascension0h 13m 14s
Declination+15° 11' 1"
Distance333 light years
102 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.7
Absolute: -2.3
Spectral ClassB2 Blue Subgiant
Optimum VisibilityOctober
Location of Algenib

Algenib lies in the southeastern corner of the well-known Square of Pegasus, close against the borders of Pisces.

This pulsating blue star is close to Pegasus' border with Pisces. Algenib forms one of the four corner-stars of the Square of Pegasus.

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