Polaris

Alderamin

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alderamin star,alpha cephei

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… Read More »Alderamin

Regulus

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regulus star,alpha leonis,brightest star in leo

Regulus, Alpha Leonis (α Leo), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Leo. It lies at a distance of 79.3 light years from… Read More »Regulus

Gacrux

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gacrux star,gamma crucis

Gacrux, Gamma Crucis (γ Cru), is a red giant star located in the southern constellation Crux. With an apparent magnitude of 1.63, it is the… Read More »Gacrux

Acrux

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acrux star,alpha crucis

Acrux, Alpha Crucis (α Cru), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Crux. It is the brightest of the stars that form the… Read More »Acrux

Merak

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merak star,beta ursae majoris

Merak, Beta Ursae Majoris (β UMa) is a blue-white subgiant star in the constellation Ursa Major. It is one of the four bright stars that… Read More »Merak

Dubhe

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dubhe star,alpha ursae majoris

Dubhe, Alpha Ursae Majoris (α UMa) is a spectroscopic binary star with an apparent magnitude of 1.79, located at an approximate distance of 123 light… Read More »Dubhe

Alioth

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Alioth star,Epsilon Ursae Majoris

Alioth, Epsilon Ursae Majoris (ε UMa), is the brightest of the seven stars of the Big Dipper and the brightest star in the constellation Ursa… Read More »Alioth