ALFIRK Picture

In mythology, Cepheus (the King) pales beside Cassiopeia (the Queen), who is central to the story of Andromeda. And so does his constellation, which is among the fainter of those of the Perseus myth. Yet dim Cepheus is not without his own glory. The name, from an Arabic phrase for both Alderamin (the Alpha star) and Alfirk, simply refers to "the two stars," but might also might mean a "flock of sheep."

Based on *CabinTom's Technica script.
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