Schedar(redirected from Alpha Cassiopeiae)
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Schedar(shed -ar) (Shedir; α Cas) An orange giant that is the brightest star in the constellation Cassiopeia. The magnitude is about 2.23 but it varies slightly. Spectral type: K0 IIIa; distance: 70 pc.
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