Messier 31

Menkar

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menkar star,alpha ceti

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… Read More »Menkar

Algol

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algol star,beta persei,demon star

Algol, Beta Persei (β Per) is a triple star system located in the constellation Perseus. Commonly known as the Demon Star, it is one of… Read More »Algol

Alpheratz

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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… Read More »Alpheratz

Bharani

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bharani star,41 arietis

41 Arietis (41 Ari) is a triple star system located in the constellation Aries. The brightest component in the system, 41 Arietis Aa, is formally… Read More »Bharani

Mirach

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Mirach star,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

Mirfak

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mirfak star,alpha persei

Mirfak, Alpha Persei (α Per) is a yellow supergiant star located in the constellation Perseus. With an apparent magnitude of 1.806, it is the brightest… Read More »Mirfak

Polaris

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polaris star,north star,alpha ursae minoris

Polaris, Alpha Ursae Minoris (α UMi), commonly known as the North Star, is the closest relatively bright star to the north celestial pole. It lies… Read More »Polaris