Winter Hexagon

Alhena

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alhena star,gamma geminorum

Alhena, Gamma Geminorum (γ Gem), is a spectroscopic binary star system located in the northern constellation Gemini. With an apparent magnitude of 1.915, it is… Read More »Alhena

Menkalinan

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beta aurigae, menkalinan star

Menkalinan, Beta Aurigae (β Aur), is a binary star located in the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. With a combined apparent magnitude of 1.90, it is… Read More »Menkalinan

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

Pollux

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beta geminorum

Pollux, Beta Geminorum (β Gem), is an orange giant star located in the constellation Gemini. With an apparent magnitude of 1.14, it is the brightest… Read More »Pollux