Avior

avior star, epsilon carinae

Avior, Epsilon Carinae (ε Car), is a double star located in the southern constellation Carina. With a combined apparent magnitude of 1.86, the star system is the third brightest point of light in Carina, after […]

Miaplacidus

Miaplacidus star,beta carinae

Miaplacidus, Beta Carinae (β Car), is a blue-white giant star located in the constellation Carina. With an apparent magnitude of 1.69, it is the second brightest star in the constellation, after Canopus. It is one […]

Menkar

alpha ceti,menkar star

Menkar, Alpha Ceti (α Cet), is a red giant star located in the constellation Cetus, the Whale. It is one of the stars that outline the head of Cetus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.53, […]

Alpheratz

alpheratz star, alpha andromedae

Alpheratz, Alpha Andromedae (α And), is a spectroscopic binary star located in the constellation Andromeda. It marks Andromeda’s head. With a combined apparent magnitude of 2.06, it is one of the two brightest stars in […]

Markab

markab star, alpha pegasi

Markab, Alpha Pegasi (α Peg), is a giant or subgiant star located in the constellation Pegasus. Even though it has the designation Alpha, it is only the third brightest star in the constellation, after Enif […]

Enif

epsilon pegasi, enif star

Enif, Epsilon Pegasi (ε Peg) is an orange supergiant star located in the constellation Pegasus. It marks the muzzle of the mythical winged horse. With an average apparent magnitude of 2.399, Enif is the brightest […]

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 […]