Fomalhaut

Mimosa

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mimosa star,beta crucis,becrux

Mimosa, Beta Crucis (β Cru), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Crux.  With an apparent magnitude of 1.25, it is the second… Read More »Mimosa

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

Castor

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castor star,alpha geminorum

Castor, Alpha Geminorum (α Gem), is a sextuple star system located in the constellation Gemini. It is composed of three binary pairs designated Castor A,… Read More »Castor

Pollux

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pollux star,beta geminorum,brightest star in gemini

Pollux, Beta Geminorum (β Gem), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Gemini. With an apparent magnitude of 1.14, it is the brightest… Read More »Pollux

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

Merak

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merak star,beta ursae majoris

Merak, Beta Ursae Majoris (β UMa) is a blue-white subgiant star in the constellation Ursa Major. It is one of the four bright stars that… Read More »Merak

Deneb

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deneb star,alpha cygni

Deneb, Alpha Cygni (α Cyg), is a class A supergiant located at an approximate distance of 1,550 light years from Earth. With an average visual… Read More »Deneb