Spectroscopic Binary Stars

Peacock

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peacock star, alpha pavonis

Peacock, Alpha Pavonis (α Pav), is a spectroscopic binary star system located in the constellation Pavo, the Peacock, from which it takes the name. With… Read More »Peacock

Avior

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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… Read More »Avior

Baten Kaitos

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Baten Kaitos star, zeta ceti

Baten Kaitos, Zeta Ceti (ζ Cet), is a double star located in the constellation Cetus. It marks the belly of Cetus, the mythical sea monster… Read More »Baten Kaitos

Alpheratz

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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… Read More »Alpheratz

Thuban

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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… Read More »Thuban

Sheratan

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sheratan star,beta arietis

Sheratan, Beta Arietis (β Ari), is a spectroscopic binary star located in the constellation Aries. It lies at a distance of 59.6 light years from… Read More »Sheratan

Regulus

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regulus star,alpha leonis

Regulus, Alpha Leonis (α Leo), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Leo. It lies at a distance of 79.3 light years from… Read More »Regulus