• Cepheus (It is named after Cepheus, King of Aethiopia in Greek mythology)[1]

About the constellationEdit

  • One of the 48 original constellations, now one of the 88 modern constellations.[1]
  • Visible from the northern hemisphere of the Earth.[1]
  • The Gamma Cephei binary star system will be closer to the northern celestial pole than Polaris around 3000 AD to become the new Earth's northern pole star.[1]

Stars with planetary system within the constellationEdit



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Cepheus constellation map

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