Rigel

Bellatrix

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bellatrix star,gamma orionis

Bellatrix, Gamma Orionis (γ Ori), is the third brightest star in Orion constellation, after Rigel and Betelgeuse, and the 26th brightest star in the sky.… Read More »Bellatrix

Procyon

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procyon star,alpha canis minoris,brightest star in canis minor

Procyon, Alpha Canis Minoris (α CMi), is a binary star system with an apparent magnitude of 0.34, located at a distance of only 11.46 light… Read More »Procyon

Meissa

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meissa,meissa star

Meissa, Lambda Orionis (λ Ori), is the star that marks the head of Orion, the Hunter. It is a multiple star system with a combined… Read More »Meissa

Betelgeuse

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betelgeuse star,alpha orionis

Betelgeuse, Alpha Orionis (α Ori), is a red supergiant star of the spectral type M1-2 located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter.  It has an… Read More »Betelgeuse

Achernar

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achernar star,alpha eridani

Achernar, Alpha Eridani (α Eri), is a class B hydrogen-fusing dwarf located in the constellation Eridanus. Its estimated luminosity is 3,150 times that of the… Read More »Achernar

Sirius

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sirius star,alpha canis majoris,brightest star in the sky

Sirius, Alpha Canis Majoris (α CMa), is the brightest star in the night sky and one of the nearest star systems to Earth. It has… Read More »Sirius

Deneb

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deneb star,alpha cygni

Deneb, Alpha Cygni (α Cyg), is a class A supergiant located at an approximate distance of 1,550 light years from Earth. With an average visual… Read More »Deneb