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Ruchbah

Ksora, Delta Cassiopeiae, 37 Cassiopeiae

Proper NamesRuchbah, Ksora
Bayer DesignationDelta Cassiopeiae
Flamsteed Number37 Cassiopeiae
HR (BSC)403
HD8538
ConstellationCassiopeia
Right Ascension1h 26m 50s
Declination+60° 18' 50"
Distance99 light years
30 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.7
Absolute: +0.2
Spectral ClassA5 White Main Sequence Star
Optimum VisibilityOctober / November (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesOften known by the alternative common name of Ruchbah, Ruchbah is a binary system. The central white giant star has a companion whose orbit causes Ruchbah's apparent magnitude to dip periodically as the two stars eclipse one another, as seen from Earth.

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