Kochab

Pherkad

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pherkad star,gamma ursae minoris

Pherkad, Gamma Ursae Minoris (γ UMi), is a white giant or bright giant star located in the northern constellation Ursa Minor. With an apparent magnitude… Read More »Pherkad

Kochab

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kochab star,beta ursae minoris

Kochab, Beta Ursae Minoris (β UMi), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Ursa Minor. With an apparent magnitude of 2.08, it is… Read More »Kochab

Schedar

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schedar star,alpha cassiopeiae

Schedar, Alpha Cassiopeiae (α Cas) is an orange giant star located in the constellation Cassiopeia. It lies at a distance of 228 light years from… Read More »Schedar

Menkent

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menkent star,theta centauri

Menkent, Theta Centauri (θ Cen), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Centaurus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.06, it is the third… Read More »Menkent

Eltanin

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eltanin star,gamma draconis

Eltanin, Gamma Draconis (γ Dra), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Draco. With an apparent magnitude of 2.23, it is the brightest… Read More »Eltanin

Thuban

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thuban star,alpha draconis

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

Mirach

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Beta Andromedae

Mirach, Beta Andromedae (β And), is a red giant star located in the constellation Andromeda. With a mean apparent magnitude of 2.05, it is one… Read More »Mirach