Alphard

alphard star, alpha hydrae

Alphard, Alpha Hydrae (α Hya) is an orange giant or bright giant star located in the constellation Hydra. With an apparent magnitude of 2.00, it is the brightest star in the constellation and marks the […]

Adhara

Epsilon Canis Majoris

Adhara, Epsilon Canis Majoris (ε CMa), is a binary star system located in the constellation Canis Major. It lies at a distance of 430 light years from Earth. With an apparent magnitude of 1.50, it […]

Izar

Epsilon Boötis

Izar, Epsilon Boötis (ε Boo), is a contrasting binary star located in the constellation Boötes. It is one of the finest double stars to observe in a telescope. Izar lies at an approximate distance of […]

Mintaka

delta orionis,orion's belt

Mintaka, Delta Orionis (δ Ori), is the westernmost star of Orion’s Belt. It is a multiple star system with a combined visual magnitude of 2.23, located at an approximate distance of 1,200 light years from […]