Mirfak

Mirfak

(meer -fak) (α Per) A remote creamy-yellow supergiant that is the brightest star in the constellation Perseus. mv : 1.80; spectral type: F5 Ib; distance: 190 pc.
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Por sua vez, os fornecedores sao referidos como F1, F2 e F3 e os fabricantes de bolsas sao denominados: Sargas, Jupiter, Plutao, Bellatrix, Polux, Castor, Altair, Acrux, Venus, Atria, Hamal, Peacock, Deneb, Kaitos, Mirfak, Mercurio, Ceres e Makemake.
Dos 42 nodos presentes na rede, quatro nao indicaram e nao foram indicados por qualquer outro: Peacock, Kaus, Shaula e Mirfak.
Yellow-white Mirfak is part of a loose group (not a gravitationally-bound cluster) called the Alpha Persei Association, or Melotte 20.
His center contains his brightest star, Mirfak, surrounded by a wide, bright cluster.
8-magnitude Alpha ([alpha]) Persei, or Mirfak, part of our first target.
It majestically approached the constellation's brightest star, Mirfak, or Alpha ([alpha]) Persei, and went right over the expansive naked-eye Alpha Persei Cluster.
Every clear evening since the comet's eruption last October, I've turned my gaze toward Mirfak, Alpha Persei, and followed the nearby comet's slow progress through the constellation Perseus.
The constellation's brightest star, known both as Mirfak and Algenib--though the latter more commonly refers to Gamma ([gamma]) Pegasi--is enmeshed in the starriest realms of Perseus, and it's here that we'll begin our celestial tour.
Perseus is an outstanding group full of Milky Way richness, even if its brightest two stars are only 2nd magnitude: Mirfak and (most of the time) the famously variable Algol.
They are Enif, Markab, Scheat, Alpheratz, Mirach, Almach, Tsih, Shedir, Caph, Alderamin, Mirfak, Algol (usually), Hamal, Diphda, Menkar, and, on very rare occasions, Mira.
Almost straight to the right of Mirfak is Algol, one of the most famous of variable stars.