Unukalhai

unukalhai star,alpha serpentis

Unukalhai, Alpha Serpentis (α Ser), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Serpens. With an apparent magnitude of 2.623, it is the constellation’s brightest star. It lies at a distance of 74 light […]

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 […]

Thuban

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 only the eighth brightest star in Draco. It has an […]

Hamal

hamal star, alpha arietis

Hamal, Alpha Arietis (α Ari) is an orange giant star located in the constellation Aries. With an apparent magnitude of 2.00, it is the brightest star in Aries. It lies at a distance of 65.8 […]

Mirach

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 of the two brightest stars in Andromeda, along with Alpheratz. […]

Izar

Epsilon Boötis

Izar, Epsilon Boötis (ε Boo), is a contrasting binary star located in the constellation Boötes. It is one of the finest double stars to observe in a telescope. Izar lies at an approximate distance of […]