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M-Z visible stars

M-Z visible stars

Markab: Star a of the constellation of Perseus, belonging to spectral type A and whose magnitude has a value of 2.6.

Menkar: Star a of the constellation of the Whale, which has a magnitude 2 and forms a triangular figure with Aldebaran and Rigel.

Look Ceti: Star of spectral type M, belonging to the constellation of the Whale. It constitutes the prototype of the variable stars of long period, with irregular amplitudes and periods.

Mirach or Mirak: Star of spectral type M and magnitude 2.4, belonging to the constellation Andromeda.

Mirfak: Star of the constellation Perseus. It belongs to the spectral class F and has a magnitude of 1.9.

Mizar: Double star zeta of the Big Dipper, which together with Alcor forms a couple visible to the naked eye. It belongs to spectral type A and has a magnitude of 2.4. It is formed by two unequal components with a separation of 14.5 °.

Pearl: Star of the constellation of the Boreal Crown, located 72 light years from Earth. It has a companion that revolves around it with a period of 17.4 days.

Pollux or Pollux: Star belonging to the constellation of Gemini, located 35 light years, with a magnitude of 1.2 and a luminosity about 34 times greater than that of the Sun.

Proction: Star a of the constellation of Can Menor, located 11 light years from Earth and belonging to the spectral type F. With a magnitude of 0.5, it presents a remarkable own movement (1.25 "per year) and forms a system binary with a partner of magnitude 13.5.

Regulus: Star a of the constellation of Leo, located 67 light years from Earth. It has a magnitude of 1.3 and belongs to spectral type B.

Rigel: Star b of the constellation Orion, located 540 light years from Earth. It has a magnitude of 0.34 and belongs to spectral type B.

RR Lira: Variable star, prototype of the class of pulsating Cepheid stars.

Rukbah: Star of magnitude 2.8 belonging to the constellation Cassiopeia.

Scheat: Star b of the constellation Pegasus, of magnitude 2.6 and belonging to the spectral type M.

Schédir, Shédar or Shédir.: Star of the constellation Cassiopeia. It is a variable belonging to the spectral type K, whose magnitude ranges between 2.1 and 2.6.

Sirius: Star a of Can Mayor, the brightest in the sky (magnitude 1.58). It belongs to the spectral type A and forms a double system with another white dwarf star (Sirius B), of 50 years period.

Sirrah: Star a of the Andromeda constellation, of magnitude 2.2 and belonging to spectral type A.

Toliman: Star a of the constellation of Centaur. It is a double system, in which one of the components is very similar to the Sun.

Trapeze: Multiple q star of the constellation Orion, whose four main components have magnitudes 6, 7, 7 and 7.5, immersed in the Great Orion Nebula (M 42).

Vega: Star of the constellation of the Lyre, the brightest in the northern sky. Located 26 light years from Earth, it belongs to spectral type A and has a magnitude of 0.14. It was a polar star 14,000 years ago and will be again within 12,000.

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