Alpha Pegasi, also known as Markab, Marchab, 54 Pegasi, HR 8781, BD +14°4926, HD 218045, SAO 108378, FK5 871 and HIP 113963, is an A-type subgiant star located in The Pegasus Constellation. Alpha Pegasi is the third-brightest star within the Pegasus Constellation. Alpha Pegasi has a mass of 3 Solar Masses, a radius of 4.72 Solar Radiuses and a luminosity of 160 Solar Luminosities. Alpha Pegasi has a surface gravity of 3.51 Centimetre-Gram-Second System of Units and a temperature of 9765 Kelvin. Alpha Pegasi is 133 Light Years from The Sun.
Profile of Alpha Pegasi
Alpha Pegasi has used up its hydrogen core and is beginning it's post main sequence part of its life. This has given it a radius five fold that of The Sun. Alpha Pegasi's Traditional name, Markab is Arabic for the The Saddle of the horse.
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