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What's in a Name:
|| Arabic for "horse's shoulder"
Claim to Fame:
||Brightest star in Andromeda. At one time it was part of Pegasus.
|Type of Star:
|| White Main Sequence Star
How Far Away:
||72 light years away
| How Bright:
|| About as bright as the Sun
Where to View:|| In the constellation Andromeda, the Princess.
When to View:||August through December.|
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