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.
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Scheat

[shē′at]
(astronomy)
A red giant, irregular, variable star, in the constellation Pegasus.
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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.
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.
The western side of the Great Square is formed by Beta and Alpha Pegasi (Scheat and Markab).
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.
Begin your star-hop at 2.5-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).
Its four stars are, clockwise from the northwest corner, Scheat, or Beta ([beta]) Pegasi; Markab, or Alpha ([alpha]) Pegasi; Algenib, or Gamma ([gamma]) Pegasi; and Alpheratz, or Alpha Andromedae.
No; their distances are 97 light-years (Alpheratz), 140 (Markab), 200 (Scheat), and 330 (Algenib, the hottest and most luminous).
The west side of the square is formed by Scheat (the upper star), which averages around magnitude 2.5 but is slightly variable, and by Markab (the lower star), also shining at magnitude 2.5.
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 0.1 magnitude dimmer than Algenib.
They are Enif, Markab, Scheat, Alpheratz, Mirach, Almach, Tsih, Shedir, Caph, Alderamin, Mirfak, Algol (usually), Hamal, Diphda, Menkar, and, on very rare occasions, Mira.