Saiph

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 and Bellatrix, it outlines Orion’s familiar hourglass pattern. With an […]

Mintaka

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, located at an approximate distance of 1,200 light years from […]