Aludra

aludra star,eta canis majoris

Aludra, Eta Canis Majoris (η CMa) is a blue supergiant located in the constellation Canis Major. It marks the Greater Dog’s tail. With an apparent magnitude of 2.451, it is the fifth brightest star in […]

Ankaa

ankaa star,alpha phoenicis

Ankaa, Alpha Phoenicis (α Phe), is a spectroscopic binary star located in the southern constellation Phoenix. The primary component in the system is an orange giant about 15 times larger than the Sun. With an […]

Sabik

sabik star,eta ophiuchi

Sabik, Eta Ophiuchi (η Oph), is a binary star system composed of two white subgiant stars located in the constellation Ophiuchus. With a combined apparent magnitude of 2.43, it is the second brightest point of […]

Mira

omicron ceti,mira star

Mira, Omicron Ceti (ο Cet), is an evolved red giant star located in the constellation Cetus. It is a pulsating variable that serves as a prototype for its own class of stars, known as the […]

Menkar

alpha ceti,menkar star

Menkar, Alpha Ceti (α Cet), is a red giant star located in the constellation Cetus, the Whale. It is one of the stars that outline the head of Cetus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.53, […]

Diphda

diphda star,deneb kaitos,beta ceti

Diphda, Beta Ceti (β Cet), is a giant star located in the constellation Cetus. With an apparent magnitude of 2.02, it is the brightest star in Cetus. It lies at an approximate distance of 96.3 […]

Alpheratz

alpheratz star, alpha andromedae

Alpheratz, Alpha Andromedae (α And), is a spectroscopic binary star located in the constellation Andromeda. It marks Andromeda’s head. With a combined apparent magnitude of 2.06, it is one of the two brightest stars in […]

Markab

markab star, alpha pegasi

Markab, Alpha Pegasi (α Peg), is a giant or subgiant star located in the constellation Pegasus. Even though it has the designation Alpha, it is only the third brightest star in the constellation, after Enif […]