Spacedog
Spacedog
The Northern Summer

SPACEDOG - Libra
Libra LEE bra The Scales
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.

Alpha 1 Librae
Zubenelgenubi
"southern claw"
Alpha 2 Librae
14h 50' 41.1
-15 59' 50
77 5.15 F3 V White
Main Sequence
Possible Wide
Orbital Binary
- right on Ecliptic -
14h 50' 52.6
-16 2' 31
2.75 A3 IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Zubenelschamali
"northern claw"
Beta Librae
15h 17' 0.3
-9 22' 59
160 2.61 B8 V Blue
Main Sequence
Zubenelakrab
"scorpion's claw"
Gamma Librae
15h 35' 31.5
-14 47' 22
152 3.91 K0 III Orange
Bright Giant
Delta Librae 15h 0' 58.3
-8 31' 8
300 4.91 B9.5 V Blue
Main Sequence
- Eclipsing Variable -
dims by 1 mag
for a few hours
every 2.33 days
Epsilon
Librae
15h 24' 11.8
-10 19' 20
106 4.92 F5 IV White
Sub Giant
Zeta 1
Librae
15h 28' 15.3
-16 42' 59
910 5.64 K5 III Orange
Giant
Zeta 2
Librae
15h 30' 40.3
-16 36' 34
560 5.82 K0 III Orange
Giant
Zeta 3
Librae
15h 32' 55.1
-16 51' 11
770 5.53 B2 V Blue
Main Sequence
Eta
Librae
15h 44' 4.3
-15 40' 22
150 5.41 A6 IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Theta
Librae
15h 53' 49.4
-16 43' 46
163 4.13 K0 III Orange
Giant
Iota 1
Librae
15h 12' 13.2
-19 47' 30
380 4.54 A0 Blue White
Main Sequence
Iota 2
Librae
15h 13' 19.1
-19 38' 51
220 6.07 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Kappa
Librae
15h 41' 56.7
-19 40' 44
400 4.75 K5 III Orange
Giant
Lambda
Librae
15h 53' 20
-20 10' 2
360 5.04 B3 V Blue
Main Sequence
Mu Librae 14h 49' 19
-14 8' 56
235 5.32 A Blue White
Main Sequence
Nu Librae 15h 6' 37.5
-16 15' 24
770 5.19 K5 III Orange
Giant
Xi 1
Librae
14h 54' 22.8
-11 53' 54
360 5.78 G7 III Yellow
Giant
Xi 2
Librae
14h 56' 46
-11 24' 35
549 5.48 K4 III Orange
Giant
Omicron
Librae
15h 21' 1.2
-15 32' 54
178 6.14 F2 V White
Main Sequence
Sigma
Librae
15h 4' 4.1
-25 16' 55
290 3.23 M3/M4 III Red
Giant
Tau
Librae
15h 38' 39.3
-29 46' 40
440 3.66 B2.5 V Blue
Main Sequence
Upsilon
Librae
15h 37' 1.4
-28 8' 6
195 3.60 K3 III Orange
Giant
16 Librae 14h 57' 10.9
-4 20' 47
91 4.47 F0 V White
Main Sequence
23 Librae 15h 13' 28.6
-25 18' 33
84 6.47 G5 V Yellow
Main Sequence
37 Librae 15h 34' 10.6
-10 3' 53
94 4.61 K1 IV Orange
Sub Giant
49 Librae 16h 0' 19.5
-16 32' 0
107 5.47 F7 V White
Main Sequence
Ga Librae
Gb Librae
14h 57' 28
-21 24' 56
19.3 5.74 K4V Orange
Main Sequence
8.18 K9V Orange
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Scorpius
Scorpius SCORE pee us The Scorpion
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha 1 Scorpii
Antares
"rival of Mars"
Alpha 2 Scorpii
16h 29' 24.4
-26 25' 55
600 1.06 M1.5Iab-Ib Red Supergiant
Blue Main Seq.
Orbital Binary
faint Blue Alpha 2
appears green
in contrast to
bright Red Alpha 1
5.4 B3V
Graffias
"claws"
Beta 1 Scorpii
Beta 2 Scorpii
Acrab
"scorpion"
16h 5' 26.1
-19 48' 19
530 2.59 B1V
B2V
Blue Main Seq.
Orbital Binary
16h 5' 26.4
-19 48' 7
4.92
Dschubba
Arabic: "forehead"
Delta Scorpii
16h 0' 19.9
-22 37' 18
400 2.29 B2IV Blue
Sub Giant
marks the head
of the Scorpion
Epsilon Scorpii 16h 50' 9.7
-34 17' 36
65 2.28 K2III Orange Giant
Zeta 1 Scorpii
Zeta 2 Scorpii
16h 53' 59.6
-42 21' 43
2150s 4.70 B1Ia Blue
Supergiant
16h 54' 34.9
-42 21' 41
150 3.62 K4III Orange Giant
Eta Scorpii 17h 12' 9.1
-43 14' 21
72 3.32 F3IV White
Sub Giant
Sargas
Theta Scorpii
Girtab
"scorpion"
both Sumerian
17h 37' 19
-42 59' 52
270 1.86 F1II White
Bright Giant

    
Iota 1 Scorpii
Iota 2 Scorpii
17h 47' 35
-40 7' 37
1800 2.99 F2Ia White
Supergiant
17h 50' 11
-40 5' 26
3700 4.81 A6Ib Blue White
Supergiant
Kappa Scorpii 17h 42' 29.1
-39 1' 48
460 2.39 B1.5III Blue Giant
Shaula
Arabic: "the stinger"
Lambda Scorpii
17h 33' 36.4
-37 6' 13
700 1.62 B1.5IV Blue
Sub Giant
"The Spot" named for
blurry area formed by
Shaula and Lesath
(Upsilon and Lambda)
together mark the tail
of the Scorpion
Lesath
Latin x Arabic: "spot"
Upsilon Scorpii
17h 30' 45.7
-37 17' 45
520 2.70 B2IV Blue
Sub Giant
Al Niyat
Arabic: "arteries"
Sigma Scorpii
16h 21' 11.2
-25 35' 34
730 2.90 B2III
O9.5V
Blue Giant &
Blue Main Seq
The name Al Niyat
originally applied to
both Sigma and Tau
- on either side of
Antares, "the heart"
Tau Scorpii 16h 35' 52.9
-28 12' 58
430 2.82 B0V Blue
Main Sequence

Mu 1 Scorpii
Mu 2 Scorpii
16h 51' 52.1
-38 2 51
820 3.0 B1.5V
B6.5V
Blue Main Seq.
Binary
16h 52' 20
-38 1' 3
520 3.56 B2IV Blue
Sub Giant

Nu 1 Scorpii
Nu 2 Scorpii
16h 11' 59.6
-19 27' 38
440 4.00 B3V Blue
Main Sequence
16h 11' 58.5
-19 26' 59
920s 6.55 B8V
B9V
Binary of Blue
Main Sequence
Xi 1 Scorpii
Xi 2 Scorpii
16h 4' 22
-11 22' 23
91 4.8
5.1
F4IV
F6IV
Binary of White
Sub Giants
Omicron Scorpii 16h 20' 38.1
-24 10' 10
1200 4.55 A5II Blue White
Bright Giant
Pi Scorpii 15h 58' 51
-26 6' 51
460 2.89 B1V
B2V
Binary of Blue
Main Sequence
Rho Scorpii 15h 56' 53
-29 12' 50
410 3.87 B2IV-V Blue
Sub Giant
Chi Scorpii 16h 13' 50.7
-11 50' 16
440 5.24 K3III Orange
Giant
Psi Scorpii 16h 11' 59.9
-10 3' 51
165 4.93 A3IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Omega 1 Scorpii 16h 6' 48.3
-20 40' 9
420 3.93 B1V Blue
Main Sequence
Omega 2 Scorpii 16h 7' 24.2
-20 52' 7
260 4.31 G6/G8III Yellow
Giant
V927 Scorpii 15h 54' 39.4
-25 14 37
460 5.87 B8III/IV Blue
Sub Giant
18 Scorpii 16h 15' 37.1
-8 22' 11
46 5.49 G1V Yellow
Main Sequence
G Scorpii 17h 49' 51.5
-37 2' 36
127 3.19 K0/K1III Orange
Giant
Q Scorpii 17h 36' 32.8
-38 38' 7
144 4.26 G8/K0III-IV Yellow Orange
Sub Giant
d Scorpii 16h 18' 17.9
-28 36' 51
140 4.80 A0V Blue
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Sagittarius
Sagittarius SA jit TARE ee uss The Archer
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Rukbat
RUKE bot
Arabic: "knee"
Alpha Sagittarii
19h 23' 53
-40 36' 58
170 3.96 B8V Blue
Main Sequence
featured in the
Dragonriders of Pern
series of sci-fi books
Beta 1 Sagittarii
Arkab
Arabic: "Achilles tendon"
Beta 2 Sagittarii
19h 22' 38.2
-44 27' 32
380 3.96
4.27
B9V
F2III
Blue Main Seq
White Giant
19h 23' 13.1
-44 47' 59
139
Alnasl
Arabic: "the point"
Gamma Sagittarii
18h 5' 48.4
-30 25' 27
96 2.98 K0III Orange
Giant
Kaus Media
aka Kaus Meridionalis
Arb. "bow" + Lat. "middle"
Delta Sagittarii
18h 20' 59.6
-29 49' 41
310 2.72 K3III Orange
Giant
Kaus Australis
"southern star of the bow"
Epsilon Sagittarii
18h 24' 10.3
-34 23' 5
145 1.79 B9.5III Blue
Giant
Zeta 1 Sagittarii
Ascella
Zeta 2 Sagittarii
19h 2' 36.6
-29 52' 49
89 3.27
3.48
A2III
A4IV
Blue White Giant
Blue White Sub Giant
Eta Sagittarii 18h 17' 37.5
-36 45' 42
149 3.10 M2III Red
Giant
Theta 1 Sagittarii
Theta 2 Sagittarii
19h 59' 44.1
-35 16' 35
620 4.37 B2.5IV
A4/A5IV
Blue Sub Giant
Blue White Sub Giant
19h 59' 51.2
-34 41' 53
157 5.30
Alshain
Iota Sagittarii
19h 55' 15.5
-41 52' 6
189 4.12 K0III Orange
Giant
Kappa 1 Sagittarii
Kappa 2 Sagittarii
20h 22' 27.4
-42 2' 59
240 5.60
5.64
A0V
A3V
Blue White
Main Sequence
Optical Binary
20h 23' 53.1
-42 25' 23
370
Kaus Borealis
"northern star of the bow"
Lambda Sagittarii
18h 27' 58.1
-25 25' 18
77 2.82 K1III Orange
Giant
Mu Sagittarii 18h 13' 45.7
-21 3' 32
3200s 3.84 B8Ia Blue
Supergiant
Nu 1 Sagittarii
Nu 2 Sagittarii
18h 54' 10.1
-22 44' 42
1850 4.86
5.00
K2II
K2Ib-II(i-)
Orange Bright Giant
Orange Supergiant
18h 55' 7
-22 40' 17
270
Xi 1 Sagittarii
Xi 2 Sagittarii
18h 57' 20.4
-20 39' 23
5000 5.02 B9.5Ib Blue Supergiant
18h 57' 43.7
-21 6' 24
370 3.52 G8/K0II-III Orange Yellow
Bright Giant
Omicron Sagittarii 19h 4' 40.9
-21 44' 30
139 3.76 K0III Orange
Giant
Pi Sagittarii 19h 9' 45.7
-21 1' 25
440 2.88 F2II-III White
Bright Giant
Rho 1 Sagittarii
Rho 2 Sagittarii
19h 21' 40.3
-17 50' 50
122 3.92 F0III-IV
K0III
White Sub Giant
Orange Giant
19h 21' 50.8
-18 18' 30
360 5.84
Nunki
Babylonian proper name
Sigma Sagittarii
18h 55' 15.8
-26 17' 48
220 2.05 B2.5V Blue
Main Sequence
thought by Babylonians to
be heavenly counterpart
to their city, Eridu
sacred to the god Ea
Tau Sagittarii 19h 6' 56.3
-27 40' 14
120 3.32 K1/K2III Orange
Giant
Upsilon Sagittarii 19h 21' 43.5
-15 57' 18
1670 4.52 A2Ia
B2V
Blue White Supergiant
Blue Main Seq
Phi Sagittarii 18h 45' 39.3
-26 59' 27
230 3.17 B8III Blue
Giant
Chi 1 Sagittarii
Chi 2 Sagittarii
19h 25' 16.4
-24 30' 31
220
510
5.02
5.45
A
K3III
Blue White Dwarf
Orange Giant
19h 25' 29.6
-23 57' 44
Psi Sagittarii 19h 15' 32.3
-25 15' 24
330 4.86 K0/K1III
A2V
Orange Giant
Blue White Main Seq
Omega Sagittarii 19h 55' 50.3
-26 17' 58
78 4.70 G3/G5III(i-) Yellow
Giant
X Sagittarii 17h 47' 33.5
-27 49' 51
1080 4.22 F7II White
Supergiant
Cephid Variable
( 4.3 - 5.0 )
7 days, 14 hrs
W Sagittarii 18h 5' 1.3
-29 34' 48
2100 4.28 G0Ib-II Yellow
Bright Giant
Cephid Variable
( 4.3 - 4.9 )
7 days




SPACEDOG - Ophiuchus
Ophiuchus oh fee YOU kuss The Serpent Bearer
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Ras Alhague
means: "Head of the
Serpent Collector"
Alpha Ophiuchi
17h 34' 56
+12 33' 36
47 2.08 A5III Blue White
Giant
Cebelrai
"The Shepherd's Dog"
Beta Ophiuchi
17h 43' 28.3
+4 34' 2
82 2.76 K2 III Orange Giant
Gamma
Ophiuchi
17h 47' 53.5
+2 42' 26
95 3.75 A0V Blue White
Main Sequence
Yed Prior
"The Leading Hand"
Delta Ophiuchi
16h 14' 20.6
-3 41' 40
170 2.73 M1III Red Giant Hands of the
Serpent Bearer
- Unrelated Pair -
on the border of
the constellation
Yed Posterior
"The Following Hand"
Epsilon Ophiuchi
16h 18' 19.2
-4 41' 33
107 3.23 G8III Yellow
Giant
Zeta Ophiuchi 16h 37' 9.4
-10 34' 2
460 2.54 09.5V Blue
Main Sequence
Sabik
Eta Ophiuchi
17h 10' 22.6
-15 43' 29
84 2.43 A2V Blue White
Main Sequence
Theta
Ophiuchi
17h 22' 0.5
-24 59' 58
193 4.32 A0/A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
Iota
Ophiuchi
16h 54' 0.4
+10 9' 55
230 4.39 B8V Blue
Main Sequence
Kappa
Ophiuchi
16h 57' 40
+9 22' 30
86 3.19 K2III Orange Giant
Marfik
Lambda Ophiuchi
Lambda A
Lambda B
16h 30' 54.7
+1 59' 2
166 4.18 A0V Blue White
Main Sequence
5.22 A4V Blue White
Main Sequence
Mu
Ophiuchi
17h 37' 50.6
-8 7' 8
550 4.58 B8II-III Blue
Giant
Nu
Ophiuchi
17h 59' 1.5
-9 46' 25
150 3.32 K0III Orange
Giant
Xi
Ophiuchi
17h 21' 0.1
-21 6' 46
57 4.39 F2/F3V White
Main Sequence

Omicron 1
Ophiuchi
17h 18' 0.6
-24 17' 13
360 5.31 K0II-III Orange
Giant
possible wide
Orbital Binary
Omicron 2
Ophiuchi
17h 18' 0.4
-24 17' 3
6.71 F6IV-V White
Main Sequence


Rho
Ophiuchi
Rho 1
Rho 2
Rho 3
16h 25' 35.1
-23 26' 50
400 4.57 B2IV Blue
Sub Giant
Likely
Evolutionary
Related
16h 25' 35.2
-23 24' 19
7.27 B5V(i-) Blue
Main Sequence
16h 23' 24.5
-23 27' 37
6.75 B3/B4V(i-) Blue
Main Sequence
Sigma
Ophiuchi
17h 26' 30.8
+4 8' 25
1200 4.34 K2II Orange
Bright Giant
Tau 1
Tau Ophiuchi
Tau 2
18h 3' 4.8
-8 10' 50
170 6.00 F5V White
Main Sequence
Binary
5.33 F2V
Upsilon
Ophiuchi
16h 27' 48.1
-8 22' 18
122 4.62 A3 Blue White
Main Sequence
Phi
Ophiuchi
16h 31' 8.2
-16 36' 46
210 4.29 G8/K0III Yellow
Giant
Chi
Ophiuchi
16h 27' 1.3
-18 27' 23
490 4.22 B2IV Blue
Sub Giant
Psi
Ophiuchi
16h 24' 6.1
-20 2' 15
178 4.48 K0III Orange
Giant
Omega
Ophiuchi
16h 32' 8
-21 27' 59
175 4.45 A7 Blue White
Main Sequence
12 Ophiuchi 16h 36' 21.3
-2 19' 29
32 5.77 K2V Orange
Main Sequence
26
Ophiuchi
17h 0' 9.4
-24 59' 21
108 5.74 F4V White
Main Sequence
36 A
36 Ophiuchi
36 B
17h 15' 20.9
-26 36' 10
19.5 5.22 K2V Orange
Main Sequence
Binary
Among Closest
17h 15' 20.7
-26 36' 5
5.21 K0V
44
Ophiuchi
17h 26' 22.1
-24 10' 31
84 4.16 A3IV Blue White
Sub GIant
45
Ophiuchi
17h 27' 21.2
-29 52' 1
111 4.28 F3III White
Giant
58
Ophiuchi
17h 43' 25.7
-21 41' 0
57 4.86 F6/F7V White
Main Sequence
70 A
70 Ophiuchi
70 B
18h 5' 27.2
+2 29' 58
16.6 4.33
6.17
K0V
K4V
Orange
Main Sequence
Among Closest
72
Ophiuchi
18h 7' 20.9
+9 33' 50
83 3.71 A4IV Blue White
Sub Giant
6493
Ophiuchi
17h 26' 37.9
-5 5' 12
98 4.50 F3V White
Main Sequence
RS
Ophiuchi
~ 17h 40'
~ -3
? 11 ? ? Rare class of
Recurrent Novas
Barney
Barnard's Star
~ 17h 50'
~ +4
6.1 9.54 M4V Red
Main Sequence
2nd Closest Star
Largest Proper Motion
2 planets suspected
- likely Gas Giants -




SPACEDOG - Serpens
Serpens SIR penz The Snake
Unukalhai
"serpent's neck"
Alpha Serpentis
15h 44' 16
+6 25' 32
73 2.63 K2 III Orange Giant
Beta
Serpentis
15h 46' 11.2
+15 25' 18
153 3.65 A3V Blue White
Main Sequence
Gamma
Serpentis
15h 56' 27.1
+15 39' 42
36 3.85 F6 V White
Main Sequence
Delta 1 Serpentis
Delta Serpentis
Delta 2 Serpentis
15h 34' 48.1
+10 32' 21
210 4.22 F0IV Binary of White
Sub Giants
Double Star
on serpent's neck
15h 34' 48
+10 32' 15
5.26 F8IV
Epsilon
Serpentis
15h 50' 48.9
+4 28' 40
70 3.71 A2 Blue White
Main Sequence
Zeta
Serpentis
18h 0' 28.8
-3 41' 25
76 4.62 F3V White
Main Sequence
Eta Serpentis 18h 21' 18.5
-2 53' 56
62 3.23 K2III Orange
Giant
Theta 1 Serpentis
Alya
means: "tail"
Theta 2 Serpentis
18h 56' 13.1
+4 12' 13
132 4.62 A5 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Binary
18h 56' 14.5
+4 12' 7
4.98 A5 V
Iota Serpentis 15h 41' 3
+19 40' 13
192 4.51 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
Kappa Serpentis 15h 48' 44.3
+18 8' 29
350 4.09 M1III Red
Giant
Lambda Serpentis 15h 46' 26.5
+7 21' 11
38 4.42 G0V Yellow
Main Sequence
Mu Serpentis 15h 49' 37.1
-3 25' 49
156 3.54 A0V Blue White
Main Sequence
Nu Serpentis 17h 20' 49.5
-12 50' 48
193 4.32 A0/A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
Xi Serpentis 17h 37' 35.1
-15 23' 55
105 3.54 F0III White
Giant
Omicron Serpentis 17h 41' 24.8
-12 52' 31
168 4.24 A2V Blue White
Main Sequence
Pi Serpentis 16h 2' 17.7
+22 48' 16
177 4.82 A3V Blue White
Main Sequence
Rho Serpentis 15h 51' 15.8
+20 58' 40
390 4.74 K5III Orange
Giant
Sigma Serpentis 16h 22' 4.3
+1 1' 45
89 4.82 F0V White
Main Sequence
5 Serpentis 15h 19' 18.7
+1 45' 55
81 5.04 F8III-IV White
Sub Giant




SPACEDOG - Scutum
Scutum SCOOT um The Shield
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Scuti 18h 35' 12.3
-8 14' 39
174 3.85 K2III Orange Giant
Beta Scuti 18h 47' 10.4
-4 44' 53
690 4.22 G5II Yellow
Bright Giant
Gamma Scuti 18h 29' 11.7
-14 33' 57
290 4.67 A1IV-V Blue White
Sub Giant
Delta Scuti 18h 42' 16.3
-9 3' 9
187 4.7 v F2III White Giant 4.6 to 4.7 - 4 hrs 40 min
prototype for rare class
of variable stars, pulsing
slightly every few hours
Epsilon Scuti 18h 43' 31.2
-8 16' 31
520 4.88 G8II Yellow
Bright Giant
Zeta Scuti 18h 23' 39.4
-8 56' 4
191 4.66 K0III Orange Giant
Eta Scuti 18h 57' 3.6
-5 50' 46
210 4.83 K1III Orange Giant
R Scuti 18h 47' 28.9
-5 42' 18
1500 4.45 K0Ib Red Supergiant RV Tauri Variable
5-8m semi-regularly
S Scuti 18h 50' 19.9
-7 54' 27
1300 6.70 C5II Orange Bright Giant




SPACEDOG - Aquila
Aquila uh QUILL uh The Eagle
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Altair
pronounced: "ALL-tare"
Alpha Aquillae
19h 50' 47
+08 52' 6
16.8 .8 A7 IV-V Blue White
Sub-Giant
part of the
- Summer Triangle -
Among the Closest stars
*
Alshain
Beta Aquillae
19h 55' 19
+6 24' 24
45 3.7
( 4 + 11 )
G8 IV Yellow Sub-Giant
1 Faint Companion
Tarazed
say: "TAR ah zed"
Gamma Aquillae
19h 46' 15
+10 36' 48
460 2.7 K3 II Orange
Bright Giant
Delta
Aquillae
19h 25' 30
+3 6' 53
50 3 F3 IV White
Sub Giant
Epsilon
Aquillae
18h 59' 37
+15 4' 6
154 4 K1 III Orange Giant
Zeta
Aquillae
19h 5' 25
+13 51' 48
83 3 A0 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Omicron
Aquillae
19h 51' 1
+10 24' 56
63 5 F8 V White
Main Sequence
31 Aquillae 19h 24' 58
+11 56' 40
49 5 G8IV Yellow
Sub Giant
51 Aquillae 19h 50' 47
-10 45' 49
86 5.4 F0 V White
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Cygnus
Cygnus SIG nus The Swan
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Deneb
deh NEB
means: "tail"
Alpha Cygni
20h 41' 25.8
+45 16' 49
3200 1.25 A2 Ia Blue White
Supergiant
- Summer Triangle -
we move toward Deneb
at 250 km per second

Beta 1A Cygni
Beta 1B Cygni
Albireo
al BEER ee oh
"Bill of the Swan"
Beta 2 Cygni
19h 30' 43.2
+27 57' 35
380 3.1
3.36 + 5.48
K3 II
B0.5V(i-)
Gold Giant and
Blue Main Sequence
orbit each other
while another
Blue Main Sequence
orbits the pair
- appears green -
Orbital Trinary
Very Interesting
Triple Star System
19h 30' 45.2
+27 57' 55
5.12 B8 V Wide Orbital
of 1A and 1B
Sadir
aka - Sadr
means: "breast"
Gamma Cygni
20h 22' 13.6
+40 15' 24
1500 2.23 F8 Ib White
Supergiant
Delta Cygni 19h 44' 58.4
+45 7' 51
171 2.86
6.5
B9.5III+ Blue White Giant
Close Companion
Gienah
means: "wing"
Epsilon Cygni
20h 46' 12.6
+33 58' 13
72 2.48 K0 III Orange
Giant
Zeta Cygni 21h 12' 56.1
+30 13' 37
151 3.21 G8 III Yellow
Bright Giant
Eta Cygni 19h 56' 18.3
+35 5' 0
139 3.89 K0 III Orange
Bright Giant
Visually near to
Black Hole
Cygnus X1
Theta Cygni 19h 36' 26.4
+50 13' 16
61 4.49 F4 V White
Main Sequence
Iota Cygni 19h 36' 26.4
+50 13' 16
122 3.76 A5 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Kappa Cygni 19h 17' 6
+53 22' 7
123 3.80 K0 III Orange Giant
Mu 1
Mu Cygni
Mu 2
21h 44' 8.5
+28 44' 34
73 4.86 F6 V White & Yellow
Main Sequence
Wide Orbital Binary
21h 44' 8.2
+28 44' 35
6.31 G2 V
Omicron
1A Cygni
20h 13' 37.9
+46 44' 29
1350 3.80 K2II+B4V Orange Giant
+ Blue Main Seq
Eclipsing Binary
10.5 year orbit
Omicron
1B Cygni
20h 13' 39.2
+46 42' 42
1700 7.01 B9 Blue
Main Sequence
Omicron
2 Cygni
20h 15' 28.3
+47 42' 52
1100 3.96 K3II + B9V Orange Bright Giant
Blue Main Seq.
Rho Cygni 21h 33' 58.8
+45 35' 31
124 3.98 G8 III Yellow Giant
Tau Cygni 21h 14' 47.4
+38 2' 44
68 3.74 F2 IV White
Sub Giant
Omega 1 Cygni
Omega 2 Cygni
20h 30' 3.4
+48 57' 6
870 4.94 B2.5 IV Blue
Sub Giant
20h 31' 18.7
+49 13' 14
400 5.44 M2 III Red
Giant
16 A Cygni
16 Cygni
16 B Cygni
19h 41' 48.8
+50 31' 31
70 5.99 G2 V Yellow
Main Sequence
Orbital Binary
19h 41' 52
+50 31' 3
6.25 G5 V
17 Cygni 19h 46' 25.5
+33 43' 40
68 5.00 F5 White
Main Sequence
27 Cygni 20h 6' 21.7
+35 58' 21
79 5.38 K0 IV Orange Giant
V1644
29 Cygni
20h 14' 31.9
+36 48' 23
134 4.93 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
43 Cygni 20h 27' 2.2
+49 23' 1
123 5.73 F0 V White
Main Sequence
61 A Cygni
Oompa & Loompa
61 B Cygni
21h 6' 53.7
+38 44' 57
11.4 5.20 K5 V Wide pair of
Orange Dwarfs
One of Closest
Star Systems
21h 6' 55.2
+38 44' 30
6.05 K7 V




SPACEDOG - Lyra
Lyra LEER - ah The Harp
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Vega
VAY - ga
"eagle" or "vulture"
Alpha Lyrae
18h 36' 56.2
+38 47' 1
25.3 .03 A0 V Blue White
Main Sequence
- Summer Triangle -
one of closest stars
Sheliak
means "harp"
aka - Beta Struve
Beta Lyrae
18h 50' 4.7
+33 21' 46
880 3.52 B7 V
A8 (i+)
Blue and Blue White
Main Sequence
Close Orbital Binary
in a 12 day orbit
gas stream exchange
Sulaphat
means "tortoise"
Gamma Lyrae
18h 58' 56.5
+32 41' 22
630 3.25 B9 III
(i+)
Blue Giant
Delta 1 Lyrae 18h 53' 43.5
+36 58' 18
1090 5.58 B 2.5 V Blue Main Sequence
Delta 2 Lyrae 18h 54' 30.1
+36 53' 56
900 4.22 M4 II Red Bright Giant

Epsilon 1A Lyrae
Epsilon 1B Lyrae
Epsilon Lyrae
Epsilon 2A Lyrae
Epsilon 2B Lyrae
18h 44' 20.3
+39 40' 12
162 5.06
6.19
A4 V
F1 V

A8 V
F0 V

White and Blue White
Main Seq Binary
possibly Wide Orbital
Very
Famous
and
Interesting
Double
Double
Star
18h 44' 20.2
+39 40' 15
18h 44' 22.8
+39 36' 46
160 5.3
5.51
Blue White and White
Main Seq Binary
Zeta 1
Zeta Lyrae
Zeta 2
18h 44' 46.3
+37 36' 18
154 4.34 A Blue White
18h 44' 48.1
+37 35' 40
150 5.73 F0 IV White
Sub Giant
Eta Lyrae 19h 13' 45.4
+39 8' 46
1040 4.43 B2.5 IV Blue
Sub Giant
Theta Lyrae 19h 16' 22
+38 8' 1
770 4.35 K0 II Orange
Bright Giant
Iota Lyrae 19h 7' 18
+36 6' 1
830 5.25 B6 IV Blue
Sub Giant
Kappa Lyrae 18h 19' 51.6
+36 3' 52
240 4.33 K2 III Orange
Giant
Lambda Lyrae 19h 0' 0.8
+32 8 44
1540 4.94 K3 III Orange
Giant
Mu Lyrae 18h 24' 13.7
+39 30' 26
440 5.11 A3 IV Blue White
Sub Giant

Nu 1
Nu Lyrae
Nu 2
18h 49' 52.8
+32 33' 3
240 5.22 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
18h 49' 45.8
+32 48' 46
1000 5.93 B3 IV Blue
Sub Giant
R Lyrae 18h 55' 20
+43 56' 46
350 4.08v M5 III Red
Giant
Variable Star
16 Lyrae 19h 1' 26.3
+46 56' 5
130 5.0 A7 V Blue White
Main Sequence
17 Lyrae 19h 7' 25.5
+32 30' 6
130 5.2 F0 V White
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Draco
Draco DRAY ko The Dragon
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Thuban
Alpha Draconis
14h 4' 23.2
+64 22' 33
310 3.67 A0 III Blue White
Giant
was our Polestar
4000 years ago
Rastaban
"Head of the Dragon"
Beta Draconis
17h 30' 25.8
+52 18' 5
360 2.79 G2 II Yellow
Bright Giant
Eltanin
Gamma Draconis
17h 56' 36.3
+51 29' 20
148 2.24 K5 III Orange Giant
Nodus II
"Second Knot"
aka - Altais
Delta Draconis
19h 12' 33.1
+67 39' 42
100 3.07 G9 III Yellow Giant
Epsilon
Draconis
19h 48' 10.3
+70 16' 4
146 3.84 G7 III Yellow Giant
Nodus I
"First Knot"
Zeta Draconis
17h 8' 47.1
+65 42' 53
349 3.17 B6 III Blue Giant
Eta Draconis 16h 23' 59.3
+61 30' 51
88 2.73 G8 III Yellow Giant
Theta Draconis 16h 1' 53.2
+58 33' 55
68 4.01 F8IV-V White
Sub Giant
Iota Draconis 15h 24' 55.6
+58 57' 57
102 3.29 K2 III Orange
Giant
Giansar
Lambda Draconis
11h 31' 24.2
+69 19' 52
330 3.82 M0 III Red Giant
Mu 1 Draconis
Arrakis
aka - Alrakis
Mu 2 Draconis
17h 5' 19.6
+54 28' 13
88 5.72
5.81
F7V
F7V
Binary of White
Main Sequence
featured in - Dune -
by Frank Herbert
The Desert Planet
Nu 1 Draconis
Nu 2 Draconis
17h 32' 10.4
+55 11' 3
99 4.89
4.86
A6V
A4
Blue White
Main Sequence
Likely Wide
Orbital Binary
17h 32' 15.9
+55 10' 22
Pi Draconis
19h 20' 40.0
+65 42' 52
225 4.60 A2III Blue White
Giant
Sigma
Draconis
19h 32' 21.5
+69 39' 40
18.8 3.55 K0 V Orange
Main Sequence
Chi
Draconis
18h 21' 3.2
+72 43' 58
26 4.67 F7 V White
Main Sequence
Psi 1A Draconis
Psi 1B Draconis
17h 41' 56.2
+72 8' 56
72 4.67
5.87
F5IV-V
G0V
Wide Orbital Binary
White + Yellow
Main Sequence
17h 41' 57.8
+72 9' 25
Psi 2 Draconis 17h 55' 10.9
+72 0' 19
720 5.43 F2.5II-III White Giant
Omega
Draconis
17h 36' 56.9
+68 45' 29
76 4.77 F5 V White
Main Sequence
8 Draconis 12h 55' 28.4
+65 26' 18
94 5.23 A5 Blue White
19 Draconis 16h 56' 1.6
+65 8' 5
49 4.88 F6 V White
Main Sequence
26 Draconis 17h 34' 59.4
+61 52' 30
46 5.23 G0 V Yellow
Main Sequence
35 Draconis 17h 49' 26.8
+76 57' 46
105 5.02 F6 IV-V White
Main Sequence
36 Draconis 18h 13' 53.6
+64 23' 50
77 4.99 F5 V White
Main Sequence
59 Draconis 19h 9' 9.7
+76 33' 38
89 5.11 A9 V Blue White
Main Sequence
HR 5960 15h 57' 47.4
+54 44' 59
110 4.96 F0 IV White
Sub Giant
HR 6237 16h 45' 17.8
+56 46' 55
87 4.84 F2 V White
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Hercules
Hercules HER cue leez The Strongman
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.

Alpha 1 Herculis
Ras Algathi
"kneeler's head"
Alpha 2a Herculis
Alpha 2b Herculis
17h 14' 38.8
+14 23' 25
380 3 M5 II Red Sub Giant - Sequential Trinary -
Red is erratic variable
Yellow star appears
Green by contrast
17h 14' 39.1
+14 23' 24
5 G5 III
F2 V
Yellow Giant
White Main Seq
Ruticulis
Kornephoros
Beta Herculis
16h 30' 13.1
+21 29' 22
162 2.78 G8 III Yellow
Giant
Gamma
Herculis
16h 21' 55.1
+19 9' 11
195 3.74 A9 III Blue White
Giant
Delta
Herculis
17h 15' 1.8
+24 50' 21
78 3.12 A3 IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Epsilon
Herculis
17h 0' 17.3
+30 55' 35
163 3.92 A0 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Zeta 1
Zeta Herculis
Zeta 2
16h 41' 17.1
+31 36' 10
35 3.02
5.71
F9IV
G7V
White Sub Giant
Yellow Main Seq
Eta Herculis 16h 42' 53.7
+38 55' 20
112 3.48 G8 III Yellow
Giant
Theta Herculis 17h 56' 15.1
+37 15' 2
670 3.86 K1 II Orange
Bright Giant
Mu Herculis
17h 46' 27.5
+27 43' 15
27.4 3.42 G5 IV Yellow
Sub Giant
Xi Herculis 17h 57' 45.8
+29 14' 52
135 3.70 G8 III Yellow
Giant
Chi Herculis 15h 52' 40.4
+42 27' 6
52 4.60 F9 V White
Main Sequence
14 Herculis 16h 10' 24.3
+43 49' 03
59 6.61 K0 V Orange
Main Sequence
41 Herculis 16h 44' 59.9
+6 5' 17
155 6.55 G5 Yellow
Dwarf
53 Herculis 16h 52' 57.9
+31 42' 6
98 5.34 F0V White
Main Sequence
72 Herculis 17h 20' 39.5
+32 28' 4
47 5.38 G0 V Yellow
Main Sequence
99 A Herculis
99 B Herculis
18h 7' 1.4
+30 33' 43
51 5.19
8.94
F7 V
K
White Main Seq
Orange Dwarf
109 Herculis 18h 23' 41.8
+21 46' 11
128 3.85 K2 III Orange
Giant
110 Herculis 18h 45' 39.6
+20 32' 47
62 4.19 F6 V White
Main Sequence
111 Herculis 18h 47' 1.2
+18 10' 53
93 4.34 A5 III Blue White Giant




SPACEDOG - Corona Borealis
Corona Borealis kor OH nah bore ee AL iss The Northern Crown
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Gemma
aka - Alphecca
Arabic: "The Gem"
Alpha Coronae Borealis
15h 34' 41.2
+26 42' 53
75 2.22v G5 V
A0 V
Yellow and
Blue White
Main Sequence
Eclipsing Binary
17.3 year orbit
- appears green -
Nusakan
Arabic: "two lines"
Beta Coronae Borealis
15h 27' 49.7
+29 6' 20
114 3.66 F0 White
Main Sequence
Gamma A
Gamma Cor B
Gamma B
15h 42' 44.5
+26 17' 44
145 4.06 B9 IV Blue
Sub Giant
5.62 A3V Blue White
Main Sequence
Delta Cor B 15h 49' 35.6
+26 4' 6
165 4.59 G5 III-IV Yellow
Sub Giant
Zeta 1
Zeta Cor B
Zeta 2
15h 39' 22.1
+36 38' 12
470 5.95 B9V Blue
Main Sequence
Wide Orbital Binary
15h 39' 22.6
+36 38' 9
4.99 B7V
Eta 1
Eta Coronae Borealis
Eta 2
15h 23' 12.2
+30 17' 16
61 5.73 G0 V Yellow
Main Sequence
Close Orbital Binary
6.02 G3 V
Kappa Cor B 15h 51' 13.8
+35 39' 26
101 4.79 K0 III-IV Orange
Sub Giant
Lambda Cor B 15h 55' 47.6
+37 56' 49
135 5.43 F0 IV White
Sub Giant
Rho Cor B 16h 1' 2.6
+33 18' 13
61 5.39 G2V Yellow
Main Sequence
Sigma 1
Sigma Cor B
Sigma 2
16h 14' 40.7
+33 51' 30
71 5.71 G0V Yellow
Main Sequence
Close Orbital Binary
6.74 G1 V
Tau Cor B 16h 8' 58.2
+36 29' 27
113 4.73 K0 III-IV Orange
Sub Giant




SPACEDOG - Vulpecula
Vulpecula vul PECK you la The Fox
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Vulpeculae 19h 28' 42.2
+24 39' 54
300 4.44 M0III
Red
Giant
1 Vulpeculae 19h 16' 12.9
+21 23' 26
900 4.76 B4IV Blue
Sub Giant
ES (2) Vulpeculae 19h 17' 43.5
+23 1' 32
1900 5.46 B0.5IV Blue
Sub Giant
13 Vulpeculae 19h 53' 27.6
+24 4' 47
360 4.57 B9.5III Blue
Giant

The Coathanger
4 Vulpeculae
5 Vulpeculae
7 Vulpeculae
- plus many others -
19h 25' 28.5
+19 47' 55
240 5.14 K0III Orange Giant A straight line of stars
- plus 3 that form a hook -
on the border with Sagitta
(The Arrow), this Fox is
destined to be a stole.
19h 26' 13.1
+20 5' 52
220 5.60 A0V Blue White Main Seq.
19h 29' 20.8
+20 16' 47
760 6.34 B5V Blue Main Seq.




SPACEDOG - Sagitta
Sagitta SA jit ah The Arrow
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha Sagittae 19h 40' 5.7
+18 0' 50
470 4.39 G0II Yellow
Bright Giant
Beta Sagittae 19h 41' 2.9
+17 28' 33
470 4.39 G8II Yellow
Bright Giant
Gamma Sagittae 19h 58' 45.3
+19 29' 32
270 3.51 K5III Orange
Giant
Delta Sagittae 19h 47' 23.2
+18 32' 3
450 3.68 M2II
A0V
Red Bright Giant
Blue White
Main Sequence
Epsilon Sagittae 19h 37' 17.3
+16 27' 46
470 5.67 G8III Yellow
Giant
Zeta Sagittae 19h 48' 58.6
+19 8' 31
330 5.01 A3V Blue White
Main Sequence
Eta Sagittae 20h 5' 9.4
+19 59' 28
162 5.09 K2III Orange
Giant
Theta Sagittae 20h 9' 52.2
+20 53' 48
147 6.51 F5IV White
Sub Giant
15 Sagittae 20h 4' 6.1
+17 4' 12
58 5.80 G1V Yellow
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Equuleus
Equuleus eh KWOO lee us The Little Horse
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Kitalpha
Alpha Equulei
21h 15' 49.3
+5 14' 52
186 3.92 G0 III
A5 V
Yellow Giant +
Blue White Main Seq
Beta Equulei 21h 22' 53.5
+6 48' 40
360 5.16 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Gamma Equulei 21h 10' 20.5
+10 7' 53
115 4.7 F0 White Dwarf
Delta Equulei 21h 14' 28.8
+10 0' 25
60 4.47 F5 V
G0 V
White + Yellow
Main Sequence
Epsilon A Equulei
Epsilon Equulei
Epsilon B Equulei
20h 59' 4.3
+4 17' 37
197 6.07
6.42
F6 IV
F
White
Main Sequence
Epsilon C Equulei 20h 59' 5.1
+4 17' 42
150 7.37 G0 V Yellow
Main Sequence
4 Equulei
HR 8077
21h 5' 26.6
+5 57' 30
120 5.94 F8 V White
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Delphinus
Delphinus del FY nus The Dolphin
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Sualocin
Nicolaus reversed
Alpha Delphini
20h 39' 38.2
+15 54' 43
240 3.77 B9 V Blue
Main Sequence
Latinized and reversed,
in 1814, these stars were
clandestinely named
after Niccolo Cacciatore
assistant director for the
Palermo Observatory
Rotanev
Ventaor reversed
Beta Delphini
20h 37' 32.9
+14 35' 43
97 3.64 F5 IV White Giant
Gamma 1
Delphini
20h 46' 38.6
+16 7' 28
101 5.15 A2 Ia Blue White
Supergiant
Closest Supergiant
Gamma 2
Delphini
20h 46' 39.4
+16 7' 27
101 4.27 K1 IV Orange Sub Giant
Delta
Delphini
20h 43' 27.5
+15 4' 28
200 4.43 A7 III Blue White
Giant
Epsilon
Delphini
20h 33' 12.7
+11 18' 12
360 4.03 B6 III Blue
Giant
Zeta
Delphini
20h 35' 18.4
+14 40' 27
200 4.64 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Eta
Delphini
20h 33' 56.9
+13 1' 38
173 5.39 A3 IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Theta
Delphini
20h 38' 43.8
+13 18' 54
1300 5.69 K3 Ib Orange
Supergiant
Iota
Delphini
20h 37' 49
+11 22' 40
177 5.42 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Kappa
Delphini
20h 39' 7.7
+10 5' 10
98 5.07 G5IV + K2IV Yellow and Orange
Sub Giants Binary
15 Delphini 20h 49' 37.7
+12 32' 43
96 6.01 F5 V White
Main Sequence