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Cepheus Syllabification: Ce·phe·us
Pronunciation: /ˈsēfēəs/ /ˈsēˌfyo͞os/

Definition of Cepheus in English:

1A constellation near the north celestial pole.
1.1 (as genitive Cepheiˈsēfēˌī) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Cephei


From the name of a king of Ethiopia, the husband of Cassiopeia.

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