Alpha Cygni Variables

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Aludra

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Aludra, Eta Canis Majoris (η CMa) is a blue supergiant located in the constellation Canis Major. It marks the Greater Dog’s tail. With an apparent… Read More »Aludra

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Naos

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Naos, Zeta Puppis (ζ Pup) is a hot blue supergiant located in the constellation Puppis. With an apparent magnitude of 2.25, it is the brightest… Read More »Naos

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Rigel

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Rigel, Beta Orionis (β Ori), is a blue-white supergiant star located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter. With an apparent magnitude of 0.13, it is… Read More »Rigel

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Deneb

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Deneb, Alpha Cygni (α Cyg), is a class A supergiant located at an approximate distance of 1,550 light years from Earth. With an average visual… Read More »Deneb

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Alnilam

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Alnilam, Epsilon Orionis (ε Ori), is a bright blue supergiant located at a distance of 1,975.8 light years from Earth in the direction of Orion… Read More »Alnilam