Winter Circle

Capella

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capella star, alpha aurigae

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

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aldebaran star,alpha tauri

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

Rigel

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beta orionis

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

Castor

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alpha geminorum

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

Procyon

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Alpha Canis Minoris

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

Betelgeuse

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betelgeuse star,alpha orionis

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