Thuban

thuban star,alpha draconis

Thuban, Alpha Draconis (α Dra), is a spectroscopic binary star system located in the constellation Draco. Even though it has the designation Alpha, it is only the eighth brightest star in Draco. It has an […]

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 […]

Hamal

hamal star, alpha arietis

Hamal, Alpha Arietis (α Ari) is an orange giant star located in the constellation Aries. With an apparent magnitude of 2.00, it is the brightest star in Aries. It lies at a distance of 65.8 […]

Capella

capella star, alpha aurigae

Capella, Alpha Aurigae (α Aur), is a quadruple star system located in the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. It is the brightest star in Auriga and the sixth brightest star in the sky. With a combined […]

Maia

20 tauri, maia star

Maia, 20 Tauri (20 Tau) is a blue-white giant star located in the constellation Taurus. With an apparent magnitude of 3.871, it is the fourth brightest member of the Pleiades cluster, after Alcyone, Atlas and […]

Electra

electra star, 17 tauri

Electra, 17 Tauri (17 Tau), is a giant star of the spectral type B6, located in the constellation Taurus. With an apparent magnitude of 3.70, it is the third brightest member of the Pleiades cluster, […]

Atlas

atlas star, 27 tauri

Atlas, 27 Tauri (27 Tau), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Taurus. It is one of the brightest members of the Pleiades (Messier 45), one of the brightest and nearest open clusters […]

Alcyone

eta tauri,pleiades,alcyone star

Alcyone, Eta Tauri (η Tau) is a multiple star system located in the constellation Taurus, the Bull. With an apparent magnitude of 2.87, Alcyone is the third brightest star in Taurus, after Aldebaran and Elnath, […]

Elnath

elnath star,beta tauri

Elnath, Beta Tauri (β Tau), is a blue-white giant star located in the constellation Taurus. With an apparent magnitude of 1.65, it is the second brightest star in Taurus, after Aldebaran, and the 27th brightest […]

Kaus Borealis

Lambda Sagittarii

Kaus Borealis, Lambda Sagittarii (λ Sgr), is an orange giant or subgiant star located in the constellation Sagittarius. With an apparent magnitude of 2.82, it is the fifth brightest star in Sagittarius, after Kaus Australis, […]