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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number31 Cephei
HR (BSC)8615
Right Ascension22h 35m 46s
Declination+73° 38' 35"
Distance188 light years
58 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.1
Absolute: +1.4
Spectral ClassF3III-IV bright yellow giant
Optimum VisibilitySeptember (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesA fifth-magnitude star in the central regions of Cepheus, lying on the outer band of the Milky Way as it passes through that constellation. 31 Cephei is an F-type bright yellow star of the giant or subgiant class, approximately three times the Sun's diameter and more than twenty times as luminous.


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