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unukalhai star,alpha serpentis

Unukalhai

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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… Read More »Unukalhai

alphecca star, alpha coronae borealis

Alphecca

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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… Read More »Alphecca

denebola star,beta leonis

Denebola

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Denebola, Beta Leonis (β Leo), is a white main sequence star located in the constellation Leo. With an apparent magnitude of 2.113, it is the… Read More »Denebola

thuban star,alpha draconis

Thuban

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Thuban, Alpha Draconis (α Dra), is a spectroscopic binary star system located in the constellation Draco. Even though it has the designation Alpha, it is… Read More »Thuban

capella star, alpha aurigae

Capella

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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… Read More »Capella

Gamma Boötis

Seginus

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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… Read More »Seginus

regulus star,alpha leonis

Regulus

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Regulus, Alpha Leonis (α Leo), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Leo. It lies at a distance of 79.3 light years from… Read More »Regulus