Auriga or EE gah The Charioteer
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
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Capella
say: "ka-PELL-ah"
means: "little she-goat"
Alpha Aurigae
5h 16' 41.3
+45 59' 53
42 .08
10
G5III
+G0III
Yellow Giant
1 Faint Companion
6th Brightest Star
half way between
Celestial Equator and
North Celestial Pole
Menkalinan
"rein-holder's shoulder"
Beta Aurigae
5h 59' 31.7
+44 56' 51
82 1.90 A2 IV Blue White
Bright Giant
1 Faint Companion
Eclipsing Binary
Variable Brightness
Delta
Aurigae
5h 59' 31.6
+54 17' 5
137 3.72 K0III Orange
Giant
*..* Epsilon
Aurigae
5h 1' 58.1
+43 49' 24
2100 3.03v F0 Ia White
Supergiant
4 Faint Companions
Eclipsing Binary
Variable Brightness
among galaxy's brightest
Zeta Aurigae 5h 2' 28.6
+41 4' 33
790 4.00v K4II
+B7V
Orange Bright Giant
faint Blue companion
Eta Aurigae 5h 6' 30.8
+41 14' 4
220 3.18 B3V Blue White
Main Sequence
Theta Aurigae 5h 59' 43.2
+37 12' 45
173 2.65 A0 White Dwarf
Iota Aurigae 4h 56' 59.6
+33 9' 58
510 2.69 K3II Orange Bright Giant
Kappa Aurigae 6h 15' 22.6
+29 29' 53
169 4.32 G8III Yellow Giant
Lambda Aurigae 5h 19' 8.4
+40 5' 57
41 4.69 G0V Yellow
Main Sequence
Mu Aurigae 5h 13' 25.6
+38 29' 4
162 4.82 A4 Blue White Dwarf
Nu Aurigae 5h 51' 29.3
+39 8' 55
215 3.97 K0III Orange Giant
Psi 5 Aurigae 6h 46' 44.3
+43 34' 39
54 5.24 G0V Yellow
Main Sequence
9 Aurigae 5h 6' 40.6
+51 35' 52
85 4.98 F0V White
Main Sequence