Mimosa

Gacrux

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gacrux star,gamma crucis

Gacrux, Gamma Crucis (γ Cru), is a red giant star located in the southern constellation Crux. With an apparent magnitude of 1.63, it is the… Read More »Gacrux

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

Acrux

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acrux star,alpha crucis

Acrux, Alpha Crucis (α Cru), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Crux. It is the brightest of the stars that form the… Read More »Acrux

Adhara

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adhara star,epsilon canis majoris

Adhara, Epsilon Canis Majoris (ε CMa), is a binary star system located in the constellation Canis Major. It lies at a distance of 430 light… Read More »Adhara

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

Betelgeuse

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betelgeuse star,alpha orionis

Betelgeuse, Alpha Orionis (α Ori), is a red supergiant star of the spectral type M1-2 located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter.  It has an… Read More »Betelgeuse

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