Northern Cross

Kornephoros

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kornephoros star,beta herculis,rutilicus

Kornephoros, Beta Herculis (β Her), is a luminous yellow giant star located in the constellation Hercules. With an apparent magnitude of 2.81, it is the… Read More »Kornephoros

Anser

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anser star, alpha vulpeculae

Anser, Alpha Vulpeculae (α Vul), is a red giant star located in the constellation Vulpecula. With an apparent magnitude of 4.44, it is the brightest… Read More »Anser

Eltanin

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eltanin star,gamma draconis

Eltanin, Gamma Draconis (γ Dra), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Draco. With an apparent magnitude of 2.23, it is the brightest… Read More »Eltanin

Rasalhague

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rasalhague star,alpha ophiuchi

Rasalhague, Alpha Ophiuchi (α Oph), is a binary star system located in the constellation Ophiuchus. It marks the head of the celestial Serpent Bearer. With… Read More »Rasalhague

Scheat

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beta pegasi, scheat star

Scheat, Beta Pegasi (β Peg) is a red giant star located in the constellation Pegasus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.42, it is the second… Read More »Scheat

Sadr

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gamma cygni,sadr star

Sadr, Gamma Cygni (γ Cyg) is a yellow-white supergiant star located in the constellation Cygnus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.23, it is the constellation’s… Read More »Sadr

Albireo

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albireo star,beta cygni

Albireo, Beta Cygni (β Cyg) is a double star located in the constellation Cygnus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.90, it is the fifth brightest… Read More »Albireo