Mintaka

Rigel

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beta orionis

Rigel, Beta Orionis (β Ori), is a blue-white supergiant star located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter. With an apparent magnitude of 0.13, it is… Read More »Rigel

Saiph

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kappa orionis

Saiph, Kappa Orionis (κ Ori), is a blue-white supergiant marking the southeast corner, or the right knee, of Orion. Together with the brighter Rigel, Betelgeuse… Read More »Saiph

Bellatrix

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gamma orionis

Bellatrix, Gamma Orionis (γ Ori), is the third brightest star in Orion constellation, after Rigel and Betelgeuse, and the 26th brightest star in the sky.… Read More »Bellatrix

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

Sirius

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sirius star,alpha canis majoris

Sirius, Alpha Canis Majoris (α CMa), is the brightest star in the night sky and one of the nearest star systems to Earth. It has… Read More »Sirius

Mintaka

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delta orionis,orion's belt

Mintaka, Delta Orionis (δ Ori), is the westernmost star of Orion’s Belt. It is a multiple star system with a combined visual magnitude of 2.23,… Read More »Mintaka

Alnitak

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zeta orionis,orion's belt

Alnitak, Zeta Orionis (ζ Ori), is a triple star system with a combined apparent magnitude of 1.77. It lies at an approximate distance of 1,260… Read More »Alnitak