Southern Cross

Miaplacidus star,beta carinae

Miaplacidus

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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… Read More »Miaplacidus

epsilon crucis

Ginan

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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… Read More »Ginan

delta crucis

Imai

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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… Read More »Imai

gamma crucis

Gacrux

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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… Read More »Gacrux

becrux,beta crucis

Mimosa

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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

alpha crucis

Acrux

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Acrux, Alpha Crucis (α Cru), is a multiple star system located in the constellation Crux. It is the brightest of the stars that form the… Read More »Acrux

alpha eridani

Achernar

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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