Markab

markab star, alpha pegasi

Markab, Alpha Pegasi (α Peg), is a giant or subgiant star located in the constellation Pegasus. Even though it has the designation Alpha, it is only the third brightest star in the constellation, after Enif […]

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 […]

Capella

capella star, alpha aurigae

Capella, Alpha Aurigae (α Aur), is a quadruple star system located in the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. It is the brightest star in Auriga and the sixth brightest star in the sky. With a combined […]

Elnath

elnath star,beta tauri

Elnath, Beta Tauri (β Tau), is a blue-white giant star located in the constellation Taurus. With an apparent magnitude of 1.65, it is the second brightest star in Taurus, after Aldebaran, and the 27th brightest […]

Alderamin

alpha cephei, alderamin star

Alderamin, Alpha Cephei (α Cep), is a white main sequence star located in the constellation Cepheus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.5141, it is the constellation’s brightest star. It lies at a distance of 49.05 […]