• Constellation: Cepheus
  • Right Ascension: 22h 23m 07.01521s
  • Declination: +55° 57′ 47.6244″
  • Distance: ~29,000 ly
  • Apparent Magnitude: 6.0 - 7.3
  • B-V Color Index: 2.22

RW Cephei is one of the larger stars know of with its radius extending out to the same distance as Jupiter is to our Sun. It is classified as either a red or yellow hyper giant star depending on how it is measured as it lies some where in between. A semi-regular variable star with one period measured around 346 days.

  • Telescope: Explore Scientific 127 Refractor
  • Camera: ZWO 2600 MM