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 […]

Adhara

Epsilon Canis Majoris

Adhara, Epsilon Canis Majoris (ε CMa), is a binary star system located in the constellation Canis Major. It lies at a distance of 430 light years from Earth. With an apparent magnitude of 1.50, it […]