Scheat

Scheat

(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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Operation Scheat identified Dobson as the leader who arranged for the drugs to be brought in from Barcelona, while Ryan Davies, 32, of Cross Street, Ystrad, was said to be the South Wales co-ordinator for the operation.
Operation Scheat identified Keith Dobson, from Cardiff, as the leader who arranged for the drugs to be brought in from Barcelona while Ryan Davies, 32, of Cross Street, Ystrad, was said to be the South Wales coordinator for the operation.
The star at the top right of the square, Scheat, is a red giant that varies slightly in brightness and is classed as an irregular semi-variable.
5-magnitude Beta ([beta]) Pegasi, [1] or Scheat, which marks the northwest (upper-right) corner of the Great Square of Pegasus.
Last month I mentioned finding little-known sights using the big, equilateral triangle formed by Deneb, Caph (the star on the bright end of the Cassiopeia W), and Scheat (the northwest corner of the Great Square of Pegasus).
Scheat is a Betelgeuse-orange irregular variable whose brightness can vary from 2.
On our diagram Algenib is home plate, Markab is first base, Scheat is second, and Alpheratz is third.
The west side of the square is formed by Scheat (the upper star), which averages around magnitude 2.
Once again, our patterns and schemes are not quite as neat as we would like them to be: not far to the northwest of Scheat is Eta ([eta]) Pegasi, Matar, which shines only 0.
They are Enif, Markab, Scheat, Alpheratz, Mirach, Almach, Tsih, Shedir, Caph, Alderamin, Mirfak, Algol (usually), Hamal, Diphda, Menkar, and, on very rare occasions, Mira.
5: Markab (Alpha or [Alpha] Pegasi), Scheat (Beta or [Beta] Pegasi), and Alpheratz, which is really Alpha Andromedae and connects the pattern of Pegasus to that of Andromeda.