Alnitak

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alnitak star,zeta orionis,orion's belt

Alnitak, Zeta Orionis (ζ Ori), is a triple star system with a combined apparent magnitude of 1.77. It lies at an approximate distance of 1,260… Read More »Alnitak

Alnilam

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alnilam star,epsilon orionis,orion's belt

Alnilam, Epsilon Orionis (ε Ori), is a bright blue supergiant located at a distance of 1,975.8 light years from Earth in the direction of Orion… Read More »Alnilam

Shaula

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shaula star,lambda scorpii

Shaula, Lambda Scorpii (λ Sco), is a triple star system located at a distance of about 570 light years from Earth in the direction of… Read More »Shaula

UY Scuti

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uy scuti,largest stars

UY Scuti is a red supergiant star located in the direction of Scutum constellation. With an estimated radius of 1,708 solar radii, it is a… Read More »UY Scuti

Nunki

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nunki star,sigma sagittarii

Nunki, Sigma Sagittarii (σ Sgr), is a hot blue-white main sequence star located in the constellation Sagittarius. It is the second brightest star in the… Read More »Nunki

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