Wezen

wezen star,delta canis majoris

Wezen, Delta Canis Majoris (δ CMa), is a yellow-white supergiant star located in the constellation Canis Major. It marks the Great Dog’s hind quarters. With an apparent magnitude of 1.824, it is the third brightest […]

Alhena

alhena star,gamma geminorum

Alhena, Gamma Geminorum (γ Gem), is a spectroscopic binary star system located in the northern constellation Gemini. With an apparent magnitude of 1.915, it is the third brightest point of light in Gemini, after Pollux […]

Menkar

alpha ceti,menkar star

Menkar, Alpha Ceti (α Cet), is a red giant star located in the constellation Cetus, the Whale. It is one of the stars that outline the head of Cetus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.53, […]

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 […]

Mu Cephei

garnet star

Mu Cephei (μ Cep) is a red supergiant located in the constellation Cepheus. With an average apparent magnitude of 4.08, it is the 10th brightest star in the constellation. Also known as Herschel’s Garnet Star […]

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 […]