Alderamin

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Alderamin

(al-de -ră-min) See Cepheus.
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5-magnitude Alpha Cephei (Alderamin), the brightest star in its constellation, and 15' east-southeast of a 7.
The pole will be closest to Gamma Cephei (Errai) in about AD 4200, pass lovely double Xi ([xi]) Cephei (Kurhah) around the year 6700, come within a few degrees of Alpha Cephei (Alderamin) around 7500, and edge by Mu ([mu]) Cephei (Herschel's Garnet Star) around 8000.
And centered midway between Deneb and Alpha Cephei is the large naked-eye dust cloud Le Gentil 3.
Other 2nd-magnitude stars high enough to be glimpsed include Alpha ([Alpha]) Arietis (Hamal) in the east, Alpha Persei (Mirfak) and Algol in the northeast, and Polaris, Alpha Cephei (Alderamin), and maybe Gamma ([Gamma]) Draconis (Eltanin) in the north.