From the August 2009 issue

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.
By | Published: August 21, 2009 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
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.