Classification: Red giant
Description: It is a star in the constellation of Andromeda, the second for brightness after Alpheratz.
Remarks: β Andromedae is located northeast of the Pegasus Square, and is a star located in the Heavenly Hemisphere. Its moderately boreal location makes this star particularly observable from the northern hemisphere, where it is high in the sky in the temperate band; From the southern hemisphere, its observation is more penalized, especially outside its tropical range. The best time for observation is in the evening sky falls between September and February;
Curiosity: Just as its Merach, Mirac, Mirak, and Mirar derivatives come from Arabic المراق al-maraqq, which means “the back”.