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(shee -at) (β Peg) A red giant that is one of the brightest stars in the constellation Pegasus and lies on the Great Square of Pegasus. It is a semiregular variable with a magnitude range of 2.3 to 2.7. Spectral type: M2 II-III; distance: 67 pc.

Scheat

[shē′at]
(astronomy)
A red giant, irregular, variable star, in the constellation Pegasus.
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This nice bright group can be found halfway between alpha and beta Pegasi on the Pegasus square's border line with the stars 4.
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