Peacock

peacock star, alpha pavonis

Peacock, Alpha Pavonis (α Pav), is a spectroscopic binary star system located in the constellation Pavo, the Peacock, from which it takes the name. With an apparent magnitude of 1.94, it is the brightest star […]

Atria

atria star,Alpha Trianguli Australis

Atria, Alpha Trianguli Australis (α TrA), is an orange giant or bright giant star located in the southern constellation Triangulum Australe. With an apparent magnitude of 1.91, it is the brightest star in the constellation. […]

Canopus

canopus star,alpha carinae

Canopus, Alpha Carinae (α Car), is a white bright giant star located in the constellation Carina. With an apparent magnitude of -0.74, it is the brightest star in Carina and the second brightest star in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Achernar

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 Sun. The star lies at a distance of 139 light […]