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 […]

Menkalinan

beta aurigae, menkalinan star

Menkalinan, Beta Aurigae (β Aur), is a binary star located in the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. With a combined apparent magnitude of 1.90, it is the second brightest star in Auriga, after Capella. Menkalinan lies […]

Taygeta

19 tauri,taygeta star

Taygeta, 19 Tauri Aa (19 Tau Aa), is a subgiant star located in the constellation Taurus. It is one of the brightest members of the Pleiades cluster (Messier 45). The star has an apparent magnitude […]

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, […]