Alpha Persei is the brightest star in the northern constellation of Perseus, just
outshining the constellation's best known star, Algol. Known by the traditional
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The brightest star in the constellation Perseus; its name comes from a long Arabic phrase that means "the elbow of the Pleiades." A yellow supergiant F star, ...
astronomy. : a yellow-white giant star of the second magnitude that is the brighest star in the constellation Perseus <She says that in former times, when the star ...
Names For This Star. Other names for this star are Mirphak, Marfak, or Algenib.
Algenib derives from the Arabic Al Janb, "The Side".
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