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 […]

Unukalhai

unukalhai star,alpha serpentis

Unukalhai, Alpha Serpentis (α Ser), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Serpens. With an apparent magnitude of 2.623, it is the constellation’s brightest star. It lies at a distance of 74 light […]

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 […]

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 […]

Capella

capella star, alpha aurigae

Capella, Alpha Aurigae (α Aur), is a quadruple star system located in the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. It is the brightest star in Auriga and the sixth brightest star in the sky. With a combined […]

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 […]

Seginus

Gamma Boötis

Seginus, Gamma Boötis (γ Boo) is a double star located in the constellation Boötes, the Herdsman. With an apparent magnitude of 3.03, it is the fourth brightest star in Boötes, after Arcturus, Izar and Muphrid. […]