Menkent

menkent star,theta centauri

Menkent, Theta Centauri (θ Cen), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Centaurus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.06, it is the third brightest point of light in the constellation, after Alpha and […]

Mirach

Beta Andromedae

Mirach, Beta Andromedae (β And), is a red giant star located in the constellation Andromeda. With a mean apparent magnitude of 2.05, it is one of the two brightest stars in Andromeda, along with Alpheratz. […]

Saiph

kappa orionis

Saiph, Kappa Orionis (κ Ori), is a blue-white supergiant marking the southeast corner, or the right knee, of Orion. Together with the brighter Rigel, Betelgeuse and Bellatrix, it outlines Orion’s familiar hourglass pattern. With an […]

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 apparent magnitude of 3.33, located at an approximate distance of […]

Mintaka

delta orionis,orion's belt

Mintaka, Delta Orionis (δ Ori), is the westernmost star of Orion’s Belt. It is a multiple star system with a combined visual magnitude of 2.23, located at an approximate distance of 1,200 light years from […]