How many stars: -- Constellation: CEP

Constellation:

Original 1875 boundaries:
(200000,+5930) TO (200000,+6130) TO (202500,+6130) TO (202500,+6700) TO (204000,+6700)
 TO (204000,+7500) TO (201000,+7500) TO (201000,+8000) TO (210000,+8000) TO (210000,+8600)
 TO (210000,+8610) TO (230000,+8610) TO (230000,+8800) TO (010000,+8800) TO (080000,+8800)
 TO (080000,+8630) TO (080000,+8500) TO (050000,+8500) TO (050000,+8000) TO (033030,+8000)
 TO (033030,+7700) TO (032500,+7700) TO (002000,+7700) TO (002000,+6600) TO (233500,+6600)
 TO (233500,+6300) TO (231000,+6300) TO (231000,+5905) TO (225200,+5905) TO (225200,+5615)
 TO (221900,+5615) TO (221900,+5500) TO (220800,+5500) TO (220800,+5245) TO (215800,+5245)
 TO (215800,+5450) TO (203600,+5450) TO (203600,+6055) TO (203212,+6055) TO (203212,+5930)

Star Details:

Name Mag mult Info motion LY Pos
Spectral type K2II-III HR 285 4.24   Also known as 2 UMi, but when boundaries were settled, it ended up in Cepheus. 80, -11, 9 251 to 500 light years away312 010844.9 +861526
Spectral type M2III HR 2609 5.05   Semiregular variable, range 0.07V. -53, -26, -25 251 to 500 light years away499 074030.5 +870112
Spectral type K3III HR 1523 5.09   No comments. 0, 27, -8 251 to 500 light years away344 050020.7 +811139
Spectral type G8III+... HR 1230 5.10 Multiple star Close binary STF 460, period 415.1 years, a = 1.00".
Multiple star STF 460: mag 5.6 and 6.3, 0.7" PA 142 (2005). G8III A4V
-11, 3, 4 251 to 500 light years away345 041002.7 +804155
Spectral type G6III: HR 1317 5.42   No comments. 12, -20, -9 Over 500 light years away936 042702.9 +804927
Spectral type A6V HR 961 5.44 Multiple star Multiple star BU 1176: AB CPM, C is optical. Suspected variable NSV 1094, delta Scuti type, minimal range.
Multiple star BU 1176: mag 5.5 and 12.3, 0.7" PA 271 (1984). A6V
64, -66, 4 251 to 500 light years away263 032019.8 +774405
Spectral type G8III HR 1304 5.47   No comments. -46, 101, -38 251 to 500 light years away303 043000.4 +832025
Spectral type F7IV comp HR 881 5.49 Multiple star Binary star STF 320AB.
Multiple star STF 320: mag 5.7 and 9.2, 4.7" PA 231 (2002).
-34, 10, -38 Over 500 light years away695 030607.8 +792507
Spectral type B5V HR 1289 5.51Known variable star Multiple star gamma Cas type pulsating variable, range 0.09 V. Close pair HDS 574. Shell star.
Multiple star HDS 574: mag 5.5 and 8.7, 0.4" PA 68 (1991). B5V
-4, 11, -7 Over 500 light years away684 042813.3 +834828
Spectral type A4V HR 240 5.59   No comments. 62, -10, 12 101 to 250 light years away245 005453.1 +834227

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Multiple stars:

Star Pair ID Sep PA Year Mags Notes
HR 881 AB STF 320 4.7" 231 2002 5.7 - 9.2  
HR 906 AB STF 327 21" 288 2000 6.0 - 10.7 A7III-IV
HR 961 AB BU 1176 0.7" 271 1984 5.5 - 12.3 A6V
HR 961 AC BU 1176 12" 247 1934 5.5 - 13.1  
HR 1230 AB STF 460 0.7" 142 2005 5.6 - 6.3 G8III A4V
HR 1289 AB HDS 574 0.4" 68 1991 5.5 - 8.7 B5V
HR 20 AB STF 2 0.9" 18 2005 6.7 - 6.9 A4IV. CPM. PA+.
HIP 4965 AB CHR 2 0.1" 90 1984 6.7 - 0.0 F5V
HD 10124 AB STT 32 7.3" 143 1936 8.0 - 12.5 A5
HD 5786 AB HDS 136 13.5" 348 2000 8.4 - 11.9 A2

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Variable stars:

Variable Mags Range Period Type Notes

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Deep sky objects:

Image Name Type Mag Info size Pos

DSS2, scale 6'
NGC 188 OC 8.1 V 150-200 stars magnitude 10...18. 14' 004826 +8515.3

DSS2, scale 3'
NGC 40 Pl 11.4 V Proper motion -8.3, +4.4 (mas/yr). Spectral type WC... Parallax too small to read, over 2500 LY away. 0.6' 001301.0 +723119

DSS2, scale 3'
IC 1470 Nb 11.5 B   15' 230509.9 +601431

DSS2, scale 3'
NGC 2300 Gx 12.2 B   1.5' x 0.07' 073221.8 +854232

DSS2, scale 3'
NGC 2276 Gx 12.3 B A diffuse, somewhat irregular spiral with a tiny nucleus. 2.5' x 2' 072717.5 +854514

DSS2, scale 3'
IC 469 Gx 13.6 B   1.4' x 0.3' 075559.4 +850933

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