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Alpha Persei - Wikipedia


Alpha Persei also named Mirfak, is the brightest star in the northern constellation of Perseus, just outshining the constellation's best known star, Algol. It is a ...

Mirfak is Perseus' brightest star | Brightest Stars | EarthSky


Dec 15, 2016 ... Mirfak isn't as famous as its brother star in Perseus, called Algol. But Mirfak is easier to find and can help guide you to Algol.

Mirfak - Jim Kaler


MIRFAK (Alpha Persei). Perseus, the ancient hero who rescued Andromeda, climbs the northeastern sky in northern autumn evenings, bright Mirfak marking his ...

Mirfak (Alpha Persei) - The Worlds of David Darling


Mirfak (Alpha Persei) is the brightest star in the constellation Perseus; its name comes from a long Arabic phrase that means "the elbow of the Pleiades.

Mirfak - Constellations of Words


Mirfak Alpha (α) Perseus, Mirfak, is a star on the right side of the Champion. Algenib, with the early variations of Algeneb, Elgenab, Genib, Chenib, and Alchemb, ...

Mirfak - Alpha Persei - AstroPixels


Jan 31, 2012 ... Mirfak. Mirfak or Alpha Persei (Alp Per) is the brightest naked eye star in the constellation Perseus. With an apparent magnitude of 1.79, Mirfak ...

Mirfak | StarDate Online


Oct 29, 2012 ... Mirfak is one of the brightest stars in our region of the galaxy — thousands of times brighter than the Sun. That great brilliance makes the star ...

Mirfak - Alpha Persei - HD20902 - HIP15863 - HR1017 - Universe ...


Mirfak is a blue to white less luminour supergiant star that can be located in the constellation of Perseus.It is the 36th brightest star in the night sky. The star's ...

Mirfak | Definition of Mirfak by Merriam-Webster


Define Mirfak: a yellow-white giant star of the second magnitude that is the brighest star in the constellation Perseus called … — Mirfak in a sentence.

Jun 16, 2013 ... Equipment used: XT8i Dobsonian reflector 10mm plossl Tele Vue 2.5x powermate Droid DNA camera.