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Stephen James O'Meara's Secret Sky: The fun-house porch

October 2009: This asterism holds the Garnet Star, an open star cluster, and an emission nebula.
October 2009 Kings House
Find your way to the King’s House; then focus on the “front porch.” Here you’ll see the Garnet Star, multiple-star systems, and more.
Astronomy: Roen Kelly
Cepheus the King stands high in the northern night sky shortly after sunset. By mid-October, at 9 p.m., its famous house-shaped asterism appears upside down directly above the North Celestial Pole.

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