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 […]

Scheat

beta pegasi, scheat star

Scheat, Beta Pegasi (β Peg) is a red giant star located in the constellation Pegasus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.42, it is the second brightest star in Pegasus, after the orange supergiant Enif. Scheat […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mu Cephei

garnet star

Mu Cephei (μ Cep) is a red supergiant located in the constellation Cepheus. With an average apparent magnitude of 4.08, it is the 10th brightest star in the constellation. Also known as Herschel’s Garnet Star […]

Bharani

bharani star,41 arietis

41 Arietis (41 Ari) is a triple star system located in the constellation Aries. The brightest component in the system, 41 Arietis Aa, is formally named Bharani. With an apparent magnitude of 3.63, 41 Arietis […]