|What's in a Name:||Arabic for "head of the demon"|
|Claim to Fame:|| Represents Medusa's eye in Perseus. A special variable
star that "winks" every 3 days.
|Type of Star:||Blue-white Main Sequence Star, and a yellow Subgiant|
|How Far Away:||105 light years away|
|How Bright:||Almost 100,000 times brighter than the Sun!|
|Where to View:||In the constellation Perseus the Hero|
|When to View:||November through March|
Last modified March 1, 2005 by Travis Metcalfe.