Winter Circle

capella star, alpha aurigae

Capella

  • by

Capella, Alpha Aurigae (α Aur), is a quadruple star system located in the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. It is the brightest star in Auriga and… Read More »Capella

aldebaran star,alpha tauri

Aldebaran

  • by

Aldebaran, Alpha Tauri (α Tau), is an orange giant star in the constellation Taurus. It marks the eye of the celestial Bull. With an apparent… Read More »Aldebaran

beta orionis

Rigel

  • by

Rigel, Beta Orionis (β Ori), is a blue-white supergiant star located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter. With an apparent magnitude of 0.13, it is… Read More »Rigel

alpha geminorum

Castor

  • by

Castor, Alpha Geminorum (α Gem), is a sextuple star system located in the constellation Gemini. It is composed of three binary pairs designated Castor A,… Read More »Castor

Alpha Canis Minoris

Procyon

  • by

Procyon, Alpha Canis Minoris (α CMi), is a binary star system with an apparent magnitude of 0.34, located at a distance of only 11.46 light… Read More »Procyon

alpha orionis

Betelgeuse

  • by

Betelgeuse, Alpha Orionis (α Ori), is a red supergiant star of the spectral type M1-2 located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter.  It has an… Read More »Betelgeuse