Pollux

Mimosa

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mimosa star,beta crucis,becrux

Mimosa, Beta Crucis (β Cru), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Crux.  With an apparent magnitude of 1.25, it is the second… Read More »Mimosa

Adhara

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adhara star,epsilon canis majoris

Adhara, Epsilon Canis Majoris (ε CMa), is a binary star system located in the constellation Canis Major. It lies at a distance of 430 light… Read More »Adhara

Arcturus

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Arcturus star,Alpha Boötis

Arcturus, Alpha Boötis (α Boo), is a giant star of the spectral type K0 III located in the northern constellation Boötes. It is the brightest… Read More »Arcturus

Fomalhaut

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Fomalhaut star,Alpha Piscis Austrini

Fomalhaut, Alpha Piscis Austrini (α PsA), is a white main sequence star located in the constellation Piscis Austrinus, the Southern Fish. With an apparent magnitude… Read More »Fomalhaut

Rigel

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rigel star,beta orionis

Rigel, Beta Orionis (β Ori), is a blue-white supergiant star located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter. With an apparent magnitude of 0.13, it is… Read More »Rigel

Castor

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castor star,alpha geminorum

Castor, Alpha Geminorum (α Gem), is a sextuple star system located in the constellation Gemini. It is composed of three binary pairs designated Castor A,… Read More »Castor

Pollux

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pollux star,beta geminorum,brightest star in gemini

Pollux, Beta Geminorum (β Gem), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Gemini. With an apparent magnitude of 1.14, it is the brightest… Read More »Pollux