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Epoch J2000.0 Equinox J2000.0
|Right ascension||03h 09m 29.8s|
|Declination||+44° 51' 26"|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||+3.8|
This star belongs to the spectral class K0 and has apparent magnitude +3.8. It is 112 light years from Earth. Kappa Persei is a triple star system consisting of a spectroscopic double star with a wider companion.
- This star has the traditional name Misam.
- In Chinese, 大陵 (Dà Líng), meaning Mausoleum, refers to an asterism consisting of κ Persei, 9 Persei, τ Persei, ι Persei, β Persei, ρ Persei, 16 Persei and 12 Persei. Consequently, β Persei itself is known as 大陵四 (Dà Líng sì, English: the Fourth Star of Mausoleum.).