Alpha Cygni

aludra star,eta canis majoris

Aludra

Aludra, Eta Canis Majoris (η CMa) is a blue supergiant located in the constellation Canis Major. It marks the Greater Dog’s tail. With an apparent… Read More »Aludra

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Denebola

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Denebola, Beta Leonis (β Leo), is a white main sequence star located in the constellation Leo. With an apparent magnitude of 2.113, it is the… Read More »Denebola

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Sadr

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Sadr, Gamma Cygni (γ Cyg) is a yellow-white supergiant star located in the constellation Cygnus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.23, it is the constellation’s… Read More »Sadr

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Albireo

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Albireo, Beta Cygni (β Cyg) is a double star located in the constellation Cygnus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.90, it is the fifth brightest… Read More »Albireo

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Rigel

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Rigel, Beta Orionis (β Ori), is a blue-white supergiant star located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter. With an apparent magnitude of 0.13, it is… Read More »Rigel

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Betelgeuse

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Betelgeuse, Alpha Orionis (α Ori), is a red supergiant star of the spectral type M1-2 located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter.  It has an… Read More »Betelgeuse

north star

Polaris

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Polaris, Alpha Ursae Minoris (α UMi), commonly known as the North Star, is the closest relatively bright star to the north celestial pole. It lies… Read More »Polaris