Alpha Eridani

peacock star, alpha pavonis

Peacock

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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

Miaplacidus star,beta carinae

Miaplacidus

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Miaplacidus, Beta Carinae (β Car), is a blue-white giant star located in the constellation Carina. With an apparent magnitude of 1.69, it is the second… Read More »Miaplacidus

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Acrux

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Acrux, Alpha Crucis (α Cru), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Crux. It is the brightest of the stars that form the… Read More »Acrux

alpha orionis

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

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Achernar

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Achernar, Alpha Eridani (α Eri), is a class B hydrogen-fusing dwarf located in the constellation Eridanus. Its estimated luminosity is 3,150 times that of the… Read More »Achernar