Rasalhague

rasalhague star,alpha ophiuchi

Rasalhague, Alpha Ophiuchi (α Oph), is a binary star system located in the constellation Ophiuchus. It marks the head of the celestial Serpent Bearer. With an apparent magnitude of 2.07, it is the brightest point […]

Alphecca

alphecca star, alpha coronae borealis

Alphecca, Alpha Coronae Borealis (α CrB), is the brightest star in the constellation Corona Borealis, the Northern Crown. Also known as Gemma, Alpha CrB is an eclipsing binary star system that marks the jewel in […]

Canopus

canopus star,alpha carinae

Canopus, Alpha Carinae (α Car), is a white bright giant star located in the constellation Carina. With an apparent magnitude of -0.74, it is the brightest star in Carina and the second brightest star in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Antares

antares star,alpha scorpii

Antares, Alpha Scorpii (α Sco) is a red supergiant star located in the constellation Scorpius. With an average apparent magnitude of 0.96, it is the brightest star in Scorpius and usually the 15th brightest star […]

Sadr

gamma cygni,sadr star

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 second brightest star, after Deneb. Sadr lies at an approximate […]