Polaris

BAT99-98

BAT99-98 is a Wolf-Rayet star located in the Tarantula Nebula in the Large Magellanic Cloud. With a mass 226 times that of the Sun and… Read More »BAT99-98

Rastaban

rastaban star,beta draconis

Rastaban, Beta Draconis A (β Dra A) is a yellow supergiant or bright giant in a binary star system located about 380 light years away… Read More »Rastaban

Pherkad

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pherkad star,gamma ursae minoris

Pherkad, Gamma Ursae Minoris (γ UMi), is a white giant or bright giant star located in the northern constellation Ursa Minor. With an apparent magnitude… Read More »Pherkad

Kochab

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Kochab star,Beta Ursae Minoris

Kochab, Beta Ursae Minoris (β UMi), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Ursa Minor. With an apparent magnitude of 2.08, it is… Read More »Kochab

Schedar

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shedar star,alpha cassiopeiae

Schedar, Alpha Cassiopeiae (α Cas) is an orange giant star located in the constellation Cassiopeia. It lies at a distance of 228 light years from… Read More »Schedar

Hadar

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hadar star,beta centauri,agena star

Hadar, Beta Centauri (β Cen), is a triple star system located in the southern constellation Centaurus. With an apparent magnitude of 0.61, it is the… Read More »Hadar

Alhena

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alhena star,gamma geminorum

Alhena, Gamma Geminorum (γ Gem), is a spectroscopic binary star system located in the northern constellation Gemini. With an apparent magnitude of 1.915, it is… Read More »Alhena