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Ksora, Delta Cassiopeiae, 37 Cassiopeiae

Proper NamesRuchbah, Ksora
Bayer DesignationDelta Cassiopeiae
Flamsteed Number37 Cassiopeiae
HR (BSC)403
Right Ascension1h 25m 49s
Declination+60° 14' 7"
Distance95 light years
29 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +2.7
Absolute: +0.2
Spectral ClassA5IV white subgiant
Optimum VisibilityOctober / November (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesOften known by the alternative common name of Ksora, Ruchbah is a binary system. The central white subgiant 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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