epsilon crucis

Ginan, Epsilon Crucis (ε Cru), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Crux.  It is sometimes considered to be the fifth star of the Southern Cross, a bright southern asterism formed by the […]


delta crucis

Imai, Delta Crucis (δ Cru) is a blue-white subgiant star located in the constellation Crux.  With an apparent magnitude of 2.79, it is the fourth brightest star in the constellation. Together with the brighter Acrux, […]


alpha eridani

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 Sun. The star lies at a distance of 139 light […]