Mizar

Gienah

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gienah star,gamma corvi

Gienah, Gamma Corvi (γ Crv), is the primary component of a binary star system located in the constellation Corvus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.585,… Read More »Gienah

Unukalhai

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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… Read More »Unukalhai

Alphecca

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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… Read More »Alphecca

Thuban

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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… Read More »Thuban

Hamal

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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… Read More »Hamal

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

Spica

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spica star,alpha virginis,brightest star in virgo

Spica, Alpha Virginis (α Vir), is a blue-white spectroscopic binary star located at a distance of 250 light years from Earth in the constellation Virgo.… Read More »Spica