Alphecca

alphecca star, alpha coronae borealis

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 an eclipsing binary star system that marks the jewel in […]

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, […]

Alpheratz

alpheratz star, alpha andromedae

Alpheratz, Alpha Andromedae (α And), is a spectroscopic binary star located in the constellation Andromeda. It marks Andromeda’s head. With a combined apparent magnitude of 2.06, it is one of the two brightest stars in […]

Markab

markab star, alpha pegasi

Markab, Alpha Pegasi (α Peg), is a giant or subgiant star located in the constellation Pegasus. Even though it has the designation Alpha, it is only the third brightest star in the constellation, after Enif […]

Scheat

beta pegasi, scheat star

Scheat, Beta Pegasi (β Peg) is a red giant star located in the constellation Pegasus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.42, it is the second brightest star in Pegasus, after the orange supergiant Enif. Scheat […]

Enif

epsilon pegasi, enif star

Enif, Epsilon Pegasi (ε Peg) is an orange supergiant star located in the constellation Pegasus. It marks the muzzle of the mythical winged horse. With an average apparent magnitude of 2.399, Enif is the brightest […]