Beta Persei


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Beta Persei

(bā`tə pûr`sēī'): see AlgolAlgol
, famous variable star in the constellation Perseus; Bayer designation β Persei; 1992 position R.A. 3h07.7m, Dec. +40°55'. Algol's variation in apparent magnitude, from 2.06 to 3.
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The orbiting pair in Beta Persei consists of a star that is a younger version of our sun, along with a hotter companion.
The fastest-acting bright variable is the eclipsing binary star Algol, or Beta Persei, shining in the northeast on September and October evenings.