Almach looks like a single star to the eye and like a colorful double star through a telescope. But today we know Almach as four stars.
The star Al Risha in Pisces is not bright. But – at the tip of the graceful V in Pisces – it’s very noticeable.
Look for Deneb Kaitos – brightest star in Cetus the Whale – highest in the sky around mid-evening.
For much of the Northern Hemisphere, on clear nights you can always see the brightest star in the constellation Cassiopeia.
Come to know this star and be one step further along the path of finding the Andromeda galaxy.
Gamma Cephei (aka Errai) is a binary star system with at least one planet. It’ll someday be a North Star for Earth.
Fomalhaut is sometimes called the Loneliest Star. Its planet Fomalhaut b was the first beyond our solar system to be visible to the human eye.
Delta Cephei doubles in brightness every 5.36 days. This star and others like it have helped establish the known scale of our galaxy and universe.
Cepheus the King is not a very conspicuous constellation and has only one relatively bright star, Alderamin – aka Alpha Cephei. This star rotates rapidly!