Spacedog
Spacedog
The Zodiac

SPACEDOG - Aries
Aries AIR ease The Ram
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Hamal
say: "ha MALL"
means: "lamb"
Alpha Arietis
2h 7' 10
+23 27' 45
66 2.01 K2 III Orange Giant Forms flat
scalene triangle
with Beta and Gamma
Sheratan
means: "two signs"
Beta Arietis
1h 54' 38
+20 48' 29
60 2.64 A5 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Gamma 1 Arietis
Mesarthim
Gamma 2 Arietis
1h 53' 32
+19 17' 40
205 3.88
4.58
B9 V
A1
Blue - Blue White
Main Sequence
Orbital
Binary
Botein
Delta Arietis
3h 11' 37.7
+19 43' 36
168 4.35 K2III Orange Giant
Epsilon 1 Arietis
Epsilon 2 Arietis
2h 59' 12.6
+21 20' 25
290 5.20
5.50
A2V
A2V
Blue White
Main Seq. Binary
Zeta Arietis 3h 14' 54
+21 2' 40
340 4.87 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
Eta Arietis 2h 12' 48
+21 12' 39
98 5.23 F5V White
Main Sequence
Rho Arietis 2h 56' 26.1
+18 1' 23
115 5.58 F6V White
Main Sequence
23 Arietis 2h 19' 8.7
+19 41' 16
110 6.82 F8 White
Dwarf
29 Arietis 2h 32' 54.1
+15 2' 5
94 6.00 F8V White
Main Sequence
31 Arietis 2h 36' 37.8
+12 26' 52
115 5.64 F7V White
Main Sequence
47 Arietis 2h 58' 5.2
+20 40' 8
104 5.80 F5IV White
Sub Giant
51 Arietis 3h 2' 26
+26 36' 34
69 6 G8V Yellow
Main Sequences
S 326 A
S 326 B
2h 55' 39
+26 52' 25
75 7.5
10
K2 V
K7 V
2 Orange
Main Sequences




SPACEDOG - Taurus
Taurus TOR us The Bull
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
*
Aldebaran
al DEB er on
"the follower"
Alpha Tauri
4h 35' 55.2
+16 30' 33
65 0.87
13
K5 III Orange Red Giant
1 Faint Companion
Adjacent to
but not part of
The Hyades
El Nath
"the butting one"
Beta Tauri
5h 26' 17.5
+28 36' 27
131 1.65 B7 III Blue Giant Often Considered
part of Auriga
Tip of Northern Horn
Zeta Tauri 5h 37' 38.6
+21 8' 33
420 2.97 B4III Blue
Giant
Tip of Southern Horn
Lambda Tauri 4h 0' 40.8
+12 29' 25
370 3.41 B3V
A4IV
Blue Main Seq
Blue White Sub Giant
Mu Tauri 4h 15' 32
+8 53' 32
430 4.27 B3IV Blue
Sub Giant
Nu Tauri 4h 3' 9.3
+5 59' 22
129 3.01 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
Psi Tauri 4h 7' 0.4
+29 0' 5
90 5.21 F1V White
Main Sequence
5 Tauri 3h 30' 52.3
+12 56' 12
360 4.14 K0II-III Orange
Bright Giant
10 Tauri 3h 36' 52.3
+0 24' 6
45 4.29 F9V White
Main Sequence
39 Tauri 4h 5' 20.2
+22 0' 32
55 5.90 G5V Yellow
Main Sequence
104 Tauri 5h 7' 27
+18 38' 42
52 4.91 G4V Yellow
Main Sequence
111 Tauri 5h 24' 25.4
+17 23' 0
48 5.0 F8V White
Main Sequence
The Hyades HIGH uh deez The Nymphs
Gamma Tauri 4h 19' 47.5
+15 37' 39
154 3.65 G8III Yellow Giant Vertex of the V
of the Hyades

Dela 1 Tauri
Dela 2 Tauri
Dela 3 Tauri
4h 22' 56
+17 32' 33
153 3.77 G8III Yellow
Giant
4h 24' 5.7
+17 26' 38
148 4.80 A7V Blue White
Main Sequence
4h 25' 29.3
+17 55' 41
148 4.30 A2IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Ain
"bull's eye"
Epsilon Tauri
4h 28' 36.9
+19 10' 49
155 3.53 K0 III Orange Giant Opposite Aldebaran
in the V of Hyades
Theta 1 Tauri 4h 28' 34.4
+15 57' 44
158 3.84 G7III Yellow
Giant
possible wide
orbital binary
Theta 2 Tauri 4h 28' 39.7
+15 52' 15
149 3.40 A7III Blue White
Giant
Sigma 1 Tauri
Sigma 1 Tauri
4h 39' 9.2
+15 47' 59
152 5.08 A4 Blue White
Main Sequence
4h 39' 16.4
+15 55' 5
159 4.67 A5V Blue White
Main Sequence
Pi Tauri 4h 26' 36.4
+14 42' 49
450 4.69 G7III Yellow
Giant
The Pleiades PLEE uh deez The 7 Sisters
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alcyone
Eta Tauri
3h 47' 29
+24 6' 18
370 2.85 B7III Blue
Giant
Brightest star
of the Pleiades
Celaeno
16 Tauri
3h 44' 48.1
+24 17' 22
370 5.45 B7IV Blue
Sub Giant
M 45

Stellar Nursery
about 415 ly away
an
excellent example
of how some stars
are likely formed
and
one of the most
beautiful naked
eye objects
in the sky.

Appearing as
a Tiny Dipper,
most people can
make out five or six,
but it actually contains
hundreds of baby stars
9 of which are named
- the Seven Sisters
and their parents
- from Greek
Mythology.

The entire cluster
is enveloped in
a faint blue nebulosity,
the remains of the cloud
from which they formed.
Electra
17 Tauri
3h 44' 52.5
+24 6' 48
330 3.72 B6III Blue
Giant
18 Tauri 3h 45' 9.7
+24 50' 21
370 5.66 B8V Blue
Main Sequence
Taygeta
19 Tauri
3h 45' 12.4
+24 28' 2
370 4.30 B6V Blue
Main Sequence
Maia
20 Tauri
3h 45' 49.5
+24 22' 4
360 3.87 B8III Blue
Giant

Asterope
21 Tauri
3h 45' 54.3
+24 33' 17
390 5.76 B8V Blue
Main Sequence
22 Tauri 3h 46' 2.8
+24 31' 41
350 6.43 A0V Blue
Main Sequence
Merope
23 Tauri
3h 46' 19.5
+23 56' 54
360 4.18 B6IV Blue
Sub Giant

Atlas
The Father
27 Tauri
3h 49' 9.7
+24 3' 12
380 3.62 B8III Blue
Giant
Pleione
The Mother
BU (28) Tauri
3h 49' 11.1
+24' 8' 12
390 5.05 B8V Blue
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Gemini
Gemini GEM in eye The Twins
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.


Castor
Alpha 1 Geminorum
Alpha 2 Geminorum
Alpha 3 Geminorum
7h 34' 35.9
+31 53' 18
52 1.6
1.93
2.97
9.83v
A2 V
A1 V
M1 V
2 pairs of
Blue White
Sub Giants
and 1 pair of
Red Dwarfs
Triple Binary Syatem
Six stars total
- in a complex
orbital pattern
7h 34' 37.6
+31 52' 11
Pollux
Beta Geminorum
7h 45' 18.9
+28 1' 34
33.7 1.16 K0 III Orange Giant
Alhena
Gamma Geminorum
6h 37' 42.7
+16 23' 57
105 1.93 A0 IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Wasat
Delta Geminorum
7h 20' 7.3
+21 58' 56
59 3.5
8
F0 IV
?
White Sub Giant
1 Faint Companion
Pluto discovered
near this star, 1930
Mebsuta
Epsilon Geminorum
6h 44' 20.4
+25 07' 25.6
900 3 A6-A9 Blue White
Mekbuda
Zeta Geminorum
7h 04' 30.5
+20 33' 34.8
1168 4 G3Ibv Yellow
Supergiant
Propus
Eta Geminorum
6h 15' 16.9
+22 30' 14.8
350 3.38 M3 III Red
Giant
Lambda
Geminorum
7h 18' 5.5
+16 32' 25
94 3.58 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Xi
Geminorum
6h 45' 17.3
+12 53' 44
57 3.35 F5 IV White
Sub Giant
Rho
Geminorum
7h 29' 6.6
+31 47' 4
60 4.16 F0 V White
Main Sequence
Sigma
Geminorum
7h 43' 18.7
+28 53' 0
122 4.23 K1 III Orange Giant
37 Geminorum 6h 55' 18.6
+25 22' 32
56 5.74 G0 V Yellow
Main Sequence
38 Geminorum 6h 54' 38.6
+13 10' 40
91 4.73 F0 V White
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Cancer
Cancer CAN sir The Crab
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Acubens
Arabic: "claws"
Alpha Cancri
8h 58' 29
+11 51' 28
173 4.3 A5 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Al Tarf
Arabic: "the end"
Beta Cancri
8h 16' 31
+9 11' 8
290 3.5 K4 III Orange
Giant
Asellus
Borealis
"northern ass"
Gamma Cancri
8h 43' 17
+21 28' 6
158 4.7 A1 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Asellus
Australis
"southern ass"
Delta Cancri
8h 44' 41
+18 9' 15
136 3.9 K0 III Orange
Giant

Tegmen
Zeta Cancri
8h 12' 13
+17 38' 52
83 4.7
5.6+6+6.2
F8V + F9V
G5V
1 Yellow MS orbits
White Binary MS
Well Known
Multiple Star System
Iota 1 Cancri
Iota 2 Cancri
8h 46' 41
+28 45 45
300 4
6.6
G8 II
A3 V
Yellow Bright Giant
Blue White Main Seq
Mu Cancri 8h 7' 46
+21 34' 54
76 5 G IV Yellow
Sub Giant

Pi 1 Cancri 9h 15' 14
+14 56' 29
700 5.3 K1 III Orange
Giant
Pi 2 Cancri 9h 12' 17
+14 59' 46
67 6.5 G9 V Yellow
Main Sequence

Rho 1 Cancri 8h 52' 36
+28 19' 51
41 6 G8 V Yellow
Main Sequence
Rho 2 Cancri 8h 55' 40
+27 55' 39
570 5 G8 II-III Yellow
Giant
Chi Cancri 8h 20' 4
+27 13' 3
59 5 F6 V White
Main Sequence
54 Cancri 8h 51' 1
+15 21' 2
130 6 G1 V Yellow
Main Sequence
61 Cancri 8h 57' 59
+30 14' 1
164 6 F6 V White
Main Sequence
75 Cancri 9h 8' 47
+26 37' 45
102 6 G5 IV-V Yellow
Sub Giant
83 Cancri 9h 18' 59
+36 48' 9
128 6.6 F5 Blue White MS







SPACEDOG - Leo
Leo LEE oh The Lion
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha A Leonis
Regulus
REG you luss
aka - Cor Leonis
Alpha B Leonis
10h 8' 22.3
+11 58' 2
77 1.36 B7 V Blue
Main Sequence
Among Brightest
stars in the sky
- Right on Ecliptic -
comp contrasts Aqua
and adds to twinkle
10h 8' 12.9
+11 59' 49
68 8.03 G Yellow Dwarf
Faint Companion
Denebola
Beta Leonis
11h 49' 3.5
+14 34' 19
36 2.14 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence

Gamma 1 Leonis
Algieba
"the forehead"
Gamma 2 Leonis
10h 19' 58.3
+19 50' 30
126 2.49 K0 III Orange
Giant
10h 19' 58.6
+19 50' 25
3.64 G7 III Yellow
Giant
Zosma
"the girdle"
Delta Leonis
11h 14' 6.4
+20 31' 25
58 2.56 A4 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Epsilon Leonis 9h 45' 51
+23 46' 27
250 2.97 G1II Yellow
Bright Giant
Adhafera
Zeta Leonis
10h 16' 41.3
+23 25' 2
260 3.43 F0 III White
Giant
Eta Leonis 10h 7' 19.9
+16 45' 45
2100 3.48 A0 Ib Blue White
Supergiant
Chertan
Theta Leonis
11h 14' 14.3
+15 25' 46
178 3.33 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Iota Leonis 11h 23' 55.4
+10 31' 45
79 4 F4IV White
Main Seqience
Kappa Leonis 9h 24' 39.2
+26 10' 56
210 4.47 K2III Orange
Giant
Alterf
Lambda Leonis
9h 31' 43.1
+22 58' 4
340 4.32 K5 III Orange
Giant
Rasalas
Mu Leonis
9h 52' 45.8
+26 0' 25
133 3.88 K0 III Orange
Giant
Nu Leonis 9h 58' 13.3
+12 26' 41
530 5.26 B9 IV Blue
Sub Giant
Omicron Leonis 9h 41' 9
+9 53' 32
135 3.52 A5 V+ Blue White
Main Sequence
Sigma Leonis 11h 21' 8.1
+6 1' 46
210 4.05 B 9.5 V Blue
Main Sequence
Chi Leonis 11h 5' 1
+7 20' 10
94 4.62 F2 III-IV White
Sub Giant
Omega Leonis 9h 28' 27.4
+9 3' 24
112 5.4 F9 V White
Main Sequence
35 Leonis 10h 16' 32.2
+23 30' 11
99 5.95 G2 IV Yellow
Main Sequence
39 Leonis 10h 17' 14.5
+23 6' 22
74 5.81 F8 V White
Main Sequence
40 Leonis 10h 19' 44.1
+19 28' 15
69 4.78 F6 IV White
Sub Giant
54 A Leonis
54 B Leonis
10h 55' 36.7
+24 44' 59
330 4.49 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
10h 55' 37.2
+24 44' 56
6.44 A2 V Blue White
Main Sequence
55 Leonis 10h 55' 42.4
+0 44' 13
143 5.91 F2 III White
Giant
59 Leonis 11h 0' 44.7
+6 6' 5
151 4.98 A5 III Blue White
Giant
60 Leonis 11h 2' 19.7
+20 10' 47
124 4.42 A1 Blue White
79 Leonis 11h 24' 2.2
+1 24' 28
36.5 5.39 G8 III Yellow
Giant
81 Leonis 11h 25' 36.3
+16 27' 23
154 5.58 F2 V White
Main Sequence
83 A Leonis
83 B Leonis
11h 26' 45.3
+3 0' 47
58 6.63 K0 IV Orange
Sub Giant
11h 26' 46.3
+3 0' 21
7.7 K2 V Orange
Main Sequence
88 Leonis 11h 31' 44.4
+14 22' 7
75 6.27 G0 V Yellow
Main Sequence
89 Leonis 11h 34' 21.9
+3 3' 37
87 5.76 F5 V White
Main Seqience




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 - Virgo
Virgo VIR go The Maiden
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Spica
Latin: "ear of wheat"
Alpha Virginis
13h 25' 11.5
-11 9' 41
260 0.98v B1III-IV
B2V
Binary of
Blue Giant and
Blue Main Seq
almost exactly
on the Ecliptic
Zavijava
Arabic: "angle"
Beta Virginis
11h 50' 41.6
+1 45' 53
36 3.59 F9 V White
Main Sequence
Porrima
named after the Roman
Goddess of Prophecy
Gamma 1 Virginis
Gamma 2 Virginis
12h 41' 39.5
-1 26' 58
39 2.8
3.55 + 3.6
F0V
F0V
White
Main Sequence
Binary
Close Orbital Binary
172 year cycle
Delta Virginis 12h 55' 36.1
+3 23' 51
200 3.39 M3 III Red
Giant
Vindemiatrix
Latin: "grape gatherer"
Epsilon Virginis
13h 2' 10.5
+10 57' 33
102 2.85 G8 III Yellow
Giant
Zeta Virginis 13h 34' 41.5
-0 35' 46
73 3.38 A3V Blue
Main Sequence
Zaniah
Arabic: "angle"
Eta Virginis
12h 19' 54.3
-0 40' 0
250 3.89 A2IV Blue White
Sub Giant
Theta Virginis 13h 9' 56.9
-5 32' 20
410 4.38 A1IVs
Am
Blue White
Sub Giant
Main Sequence
Syrma
Greek: "train of a dress"
Iota Virginis
14h 16' 0.8
-6 0' 2
70 4.07 F7V White
Main Sequence
Mu Virginis 14h 43' 3.5
-5 39' 30
61 3.87 F2III White
Giant
17 Virginis 12h 22' 32
+5 18' 20
97 6.40 F8V White
Main Sequence
48A Virginis
48B Virginis
13h 3' 54.3
-3 39' 48
106 7.25
7.61
F0V
F4V
Binary of White
Main Sequence
59 Virginis 13h 16' 46.4
+9 25' 27
59 5.19 G0V Yellow
Main Sequence
61 Virginis 13h 18' 24.2
-18 18' 41
27.8 4.74 G6V Yellow
Main Sequence
66 Virginis 13h 24' 33.2
-5 9' 50
98 5.76 F3V White
Main Sequence
70 Virginis 13h 28' 25.7
+13 46' 43
59 4.97 G5V Yellow
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 - Capricorn
Capricorn cap ri CORN us The Sea Goat
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha 1 Capricorni
Geidi Prima
Algeidi
Arabic for: "the kid"
Geidi Secunda
Alpha 2 Capricorni
20h 17' 38.8
-12 30' 30
690 4.3 G3 Ib Yellow Supergiant
9th mag companion
Optical double
almost exact line of sight
from our perspective
each doubles themselves
20h 18' 3.2
-12 32' 42
109 3.6 G8 III Yellow Giant
11th mag companion
Beta 1 Capricorni
Dabih
Arabic "lucky star
of the slaughterer"
Beta 2 Capricorni
20h 21' 0
-14 46' 53
340 3 G5 II Yellow
Bright Giant
20h 20' 46.5
-14 47' 6
310 6.2
9.0
B9.5 III/IV
F8
Double Star
Blue Giant
and White Dwarf
Nashira
Arabic: "fortunate one"
Gamma Capri
21h 40' 5
-16 39' 45
139 3.7 A7 III Blue White
Giant
marks tail
of the goat
with Delta Cap
Deneb Algedi
Arabic: "tail of the goat"
Delta Capri
21h 47' 2
-16 7' 38
39 2.9 A5 Blue White
Main Sequence
Neptune discovered
near this star
Sept 23, 1846
Epsilon
Capricorni
21h 37' 5
-19 27' 58
660 4.5 B3 V Blue
Main Sequence
Zeta
Capricorni
21h 26' 40
-22 24' 41
400 3.8 G4 Ib Yellow
Supergiant
Eta
Capricorni
21h 4 24
-19 51' 18
158 4.8 A5 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Theta
Capricorni
21h 5' 57
-17 13' 58
158 4 A1 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Mu
Capricorni
21h 53' 18
-13 33' 7
90 5 F3 IV White
Sub Giant

Xi 1
Capricorni
20h 11' 58
-12 23' 33
480 6 K0 III Orange
Giant
Xi 2
Capricorni
20h 12' 26
-12 37' 3
91 6 F5 V White
Main Sequence
 
 
Omicron 1 Cap
Omicron 2 Cap
20h 29' 53.8
-18 35' 0
240 6 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Orbital Binary
20h 29' 52.4
-18 35' 12
7 A7 V
Rho
Capricorni
20h 28' 51.5
-17 48' 49
99 4.8 F3 V White
Main Sequence
Psi
Capricorni
20h 46' 5.6
-25 16' 16
48 4.1 F5V White
Main Sequence
37
Capricorni
21h 34' 50.9
-20 5' 4
41 5.7 F5V White
Main Sequence
42
Capricorni
21h 41' 32.8
14 2' 51
106 5.16 G1 V
G0 V
Yellow Binary
Main Sequence




SPACEDOG - Aquarius
Aquarius uh QUARE ee us The Water Bearer
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Sadalmelik
"lucky one of the king"
Alpha Aquarii
22h 5' 47
-0 19' 11
760 3 G2 Ib Yellow
Supergiant
Lies almost
exactly on the
Celestial Equator
Sadalsud
"luckiest of the lucky"
Beta Aquarii
21h 31' 33
-5 34' 16
610 2.9 G0 Ib Yellow
Supergiant
Sadachbia
"lucky one of tents"
Gamma Aquarii
22h 21' 39
-1 23' 14
158 3.8 A0 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Part of "The Tent"
including Zeta, Eta
and Pi Aquarii
Skat
aka - Scheat - "shin"
Delta Aquarii
22h 54' 39
-15 49' 15
159 3.3 A3 V Blue White
Main Sequence
Zeta 1
Zeta Aquarii
Zeta 2
22h 28' 50
-0 1' 13
103 3 F3 III White
Giant
22h 28' 50
-0 1' 12
4 F3 V White
Main Sequence
Upsilon
Aquarii
22h 34' 42
-20 42' 30
74 5 F7 V White
Main Sequence
11 Aquarii 21h 00' 33.7
-04 43' 49
86 6.21 G1 V Yellow
Main Sequence
53 A
53 Aquarii
53 B
22h 26' 34
-16 44' 29
65 6 G3 V Yellow
Main Sequence
22h 26 35
-16 44' 33
6 G2 V Yellow
Main Sequence
94
Aquarii
23h 19' 7
-13 27' 32
68 5 G5 IV Yellow
Sub Giant

EZ Aquarii
Luyten 789-6 A,B,C
Gl 866 A,B,C
22h 38' 33.4
-15 18' 07
11.26 13.33
13.27
14.03
M5.0 V 3
Red
Dwarfs
Trinary System
orbit < 2"




SPACEDOG - Pisces
Pisces PIE sees The Fishes
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Alpha 1 Piscium
Alrisha
aka: Alrescha, Al Rischa
"the knot" - "the cord"
Alpha 2 Piscium
2h 2' 2.7
+2 45' 49
139 4.16
5.28
A0
A3
Blue White
Dwarf Binary
ties the 2 fish together
-
pair is currently
closing together
Fum al
Samakah
Beta Piscium
23h 3' 52.5
+3 49' 12
490 4.48 B6V Blue
Main Sequence
Gamma Piscium 23h 17' 9.9
+3 16' 56
131 3.70 G7III Yellow Giant
Delta Piscium 0h 48' 40.9
+7 35' 6
305 4.44 K5III Orange Giant
Epsilon Piscium 1h 2' 56.5
+7 53' 24
190 4.27 K0III Orange Giant
Zeta 1
Zeta Piscium
Zeta 2
1h 13' 43.8
+7 34' 31
148 5.28 A7IV Blue White
Sub Giant
these stars are
roughly as close
to each other
as our Sun
and Sirius
1h 13' 45.2
+7 34' 42
6.43 F7V White
Main Sequence
Eta Piscium 1h 31' 28.9
+15 20' 45
290 3.62 G8III Yellow Giant
Theta Piscium 23h 27' 58
+6 22' 44
159 4.27 K1III Orange Giant
Iota Piscium 23h 39' 57.0
+5 37' 35
45 4.13 F7V White
Main Sequence
Kappa Piscium 23' 26' 55.9
+1 15' 20
162 4.95 A0 Blue White Dwarf
Lambda Piscium 23h 42' 2.7
+1 46' 48
101 4.49 A7V Blue White
Main Sequence
Mu Piscium 1h 30' 11.1
+6 8' 38
360 4.84 K4III Orange Giant
Nu Piscium 1h 41' 25.8
+5 29' 15
370 4.45 K3IIIb Orange Giant
Xi Piscium 1h 53' 33.3
+3 11' 15
191 4.61 K0III Orange Giant
Torcularis
Septentrionalis
Omicron Piscium
1h 45' 23.6
+9 9' 28
260 4.26 K0III Orange Giant
Pi Piscium 1h 37' 5.9
+12 8' 30
110 5.54 F0V White
Main Sequence
Rho Piscium 1h 26' 15.2
+19 10' 20
85 5.35 F2V White
Main Sequence
Sigma Piscium 1h 2' 49.0
+31 48' 16
410 5.50 B9.5V Blue
Main Sequence
Tau Piscium 1h 11' 39.6
+30 5' 23
160 4.51 K0III-IV Orange
Sub Giant
Upsilon Piscium 1h 19' 27.9
+27 15' 51
310 4.74 A3V Blue White
Main Sequence
Phi Piscium 1h 13' 44.8
+24 35' 1
380 4.67 K0III Orange Giant
Chi Piscium 1h 11' 27.1
+21 2' 5
440 4.66 K0III Orange Giant
Psi 1A Piscium
Psi 1B Piscium
1h 5' 40.9
+21 28' 24
240 5.33 A1V Blue White
Main Sequence
these stars are
roughly as close
to each other
as our Sun
and Sirius
1h 5' 41.6
+21 27' 56
5.52 A0V Blue White
Main Sequence
Psi 2 Piscium 1h 7' 57.1
+20 44' 21
161 5.56 A3V Blue White
Main Sequence
Psi 3 Piscium 1h 9' 49.1
+19 39' 31
400 5.57 G0III Yellow Giant
Omega Piscium 23h 59' 18.6
+6 51' 48
106 4.03 F4IV White
Sub Giant
12 Piscium 23h 29' 30.3
-1 2' 9
130 6.88 G0 Yellow Dwarf
16 Piscium 23h 36' 23.3
+2 6' 8
101 5.68 F6V White
Main Sequence
TX (19)
Piscium
23h 46' 23.4
+3 29' 13
760 4.95 C5II - variable -
22 Piscium 23h 51' 57.7
+2 55' 49
1180 5.59 K4II Orange
Bright Giant
YY Piscium
30 Piscium
0h 1' 57.5
-6 0' 51
415 4.37 M3III Red Giant
32 Piscium 0h 2' 29.6
+8 29' 8
123 5.70 F0V White
Main Sequence
33 Piscium 0h 5' 20.1
-5 42' 27
128 4.61 K1III Orange Giant
35A
uu (35) Piscium
35B
0h 14' 58.7
+8 49' 15
260 6.10
7.72
F0IV
A7
White Sub Giant
Blue White Dwarf
47 Piscium 0h 28' 2.9
+17 53' 36
490 5.01 M3III Red Giant
48 Piscium 0h 28' 12.6
+16 26' 42
1100 6.05 K5III Orange Giant
54 Piscium 0h 39' 21.7
+21 15' 2
36 5.88 K0V Orange
Main Sequence
55A
55 Piscium
55B
0h 39' 55.5
+21 26' 18
410 5.61
8.66
K0III
F3V
Orange Giant
White Main Sequence
61 Piscium 0h 47' 54.7
+20 55' 31
187 6.51 F8V White
Main Sequence
64 Piscium 0h 48' 58.6
+16 56' 26
78 5.07 F8V White
Main Sequence
65A
65 Piscium
65B
0h 49' 53.1
+27 42' 37
350 6.40 F4III White Giants these stars are
roughly as close
to each other
as our Sun
and Sirius
0h 49' 53.5
+27 42' 35
6.40 F5III
70 Piscium 1h 2' 6.9
+7 56' 26
720 7.55 G5 Yellow Dwarf
73 Piscium 1h 4' 52.5
+5 39' 23
720 6.03 K5III Orange Giant
72 Piscium 1h 5' 5.3
+14 56' 46
178 5.64 F4II-III White
Bright Giant
77A
77 Piscium
77B
1h 5' 49.1
+4 54' 30
149 6.35 F3V White
Main Sequence
these stars are
roughly as close
to each other
as our Sun and
Alpha Centauri
1h 5' 51.3
+4 54' 34
144 7.26 F6V White
Main Sequence
78 Piscium 1h 8' 1.3
+32 0' 43
137 6.23 F5IV White
Sub Giant
80 Piscium 1h 8' 22.1
+5 38' 59
117 5.51 F0III-IV White
Sub Giant
92 Piscium 1h 23' 50.9
+17 49' 6
160 6.59 F0 White Dwarf
VX (97) Piscium 1h 29' 52.8
+18 21' 21
380 6.01 A4IV Blue White
Sub Giant
101 Piscium 1h 35' 46.4
+14 39' 41
2300 6.23 B9.5III Blue Giant
107 Piscium 1h 42' 29.7
+20 16' 7
24 5.24 K1V Orange
Main Sequence
one of the closest
stars to our Sun
109 Piscium 1h 44' 55.8
+20 4' 59
106 6.27 G5IV Yellow
Sub Giant
112 Piscium 2h 0' 9.1
+3 5' 50
101 5.89 G2IV Yellow
Sub Giant
BD+04 123
HR 222
Wolf 25
0h 48' 23
+5 16' 50.2
24.3 5.24 K1-2 Ve Red
Dwarf
one of the closest
stars to our Sun