Saiph

kappa orionis

Saiph, Kappa Orionis (κ Ori), is a blue-white supergiant marking the southeast corner, or the right knee, of Orion. Together with the brighter Rigel, Betelgeuse and Bellatrix, it outlines Orion’s familiar hourglass pattern. With an […]

Meissa

meissa star

Meissa, Lambda Orionis (λ Ori), is the star that marks the head of Orion, the Hunter. It is a multiple star system with a combined apparent magnitude of 3.33, located at an approximate distance of […]