Canopus

Arcturus

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Arcturus star,Alpha Boötis

Arcturus, Alpha Boötis (α Boo), is a giant star of the spectral type K0 III located in the northern constellation Boötes. It is the brightest… Read More »Arcturus

Fomalhaut

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Fomalhaut star,Alpha Piscis Austrini

Fomalhaut, Alpha Piscis Austrini (α PsA), is a white main sequence star located in the constellation Piscis Austrinus, the Southern Fish. With an apparent magnitude… Read More »Fomalhaut

Procyon

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procyon star,alpha canis minoris,brightest star in canis minor

Procyon, Alpha Canis Minoris (α CMi), is a binary star system with an apparent magnitude of 0.34, located at a distance of only 11.46 light… Read More »Procyon

Achernar

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achernar star,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… Read More »Achernar

Sirius

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sirius star,alpha canis majoris,brightest star in the sky

Sirius, Alpha Canis Majoris (α CMa), is the brightest star in the night sky and one of the nearest star systems to Earth. It has… Read More »Sirius

Vega

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vega star,alpha lyrae,brightest star in lyra

Vega, Alpha Lyrae (α Lyr), is a bright white main sequence star located only 25 light years from Earth. With an apparent magnitude of 0.026,… Read More »Vega