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 […]

Avior

avior star, epsilon carinae

Avior, Epsilon Carinae (ε Car), is a double star located in the southern constellation Carina. With a combined apparent magnitude of 1.86, the star system is the third brightest point of light in Carina, after […]

Miaplacidus

Miaplacidus star,beta carinae

Miaplacidus, Beta Carinae (β Car), is a blue-white giant star located in the constellation Carina. With an apparent magnitude of 1.69, it is the second brightest star in the constellation, after Canopus. It is one […]

Ginan

epsilon crucis

Ginan, Epsilon Crucis (ε Cru), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Crux.  It is sometimes considered to be the fifth star of the Southern Cross, a bright southern asterism formed by the […]

Imai

delta crucis

Imai, Delta Crucis (δ Cru) is a blue-white subgiant star located in the constellation Crux.  With an apparent magnitude of 2.79, it is the fourth brightest star in the constellation. Together with the brighter Acrux, […]

Gacrux

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 third brightest star in Crux and the 25th brightest star […]