Polaris

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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schedar 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

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

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

Canopus

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canopus star,alpha carinae

Canopus, Alpha Carinae (α Car), is a white bright giant star located in the constellation Carina. With an apparent magnitude of -0.74, it is the… Read More »Canopus