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Saiph

Kappa Orionis, 53 Orionis

Forming the easternmost 'foot' of Orion in the night sky, Saiph is an immense and hot blue star of the supergiant type. Like many of the stars of Orion, it is distant from the Solar System, lying more than 600 light years from Earth.

HR Diagram
Alfirk
Alherem
Alnilam
Alnitak
α Centauri A
α Centauri B
α Tucanae
Alphard
Altair
Aludra
Antares
Arneb
Aspidiske
Atria
Avior
b Velorum
Barnard's Star
β Doradus
β Hydri
β Pyxidis
β Reticuli
Betelgeuse
BZ Crucis
Canopus
Capella
Caph
Cursa
d Serpentis
Dabih Major
δ Andromedae
δ Lupi
δ Pavonis
Deneb
Deneb Algedi
Denebola
Enif
ε Hydrae
ε Reticuli
Errai
η Herculis
FI Virginis
Fornacis
Gacrux
Gliese 536
Hatysa
HO Librae
Hoedus I
ι1 Scorpii
k Orionis
κ Andromedae
Kaus Australis
Kitalpha
Lalande 21185
λ Andromedae
λ Leporis
λ Serpentis
Mebsuta
Mekbuda
Menkar
Miaplacidus
Mira
Mirfak
Muphrid
Naos
ν Centauri
ω Lupi
φ Aquarii
π5 Orionis
Polaris
Polis
Proxima Centauri
q Carinae
Rastaban
Regulus
ρ Lupi
Rigel
Ross 154
Rukbat
Sadr
Saiph
Scheat
Shaula
Sirius
Sirius B
Suhail
Sun
Tarazed
Teegarden's Star
θ Arae
θ2 Tauri
Tureis
υ1 Centauri
van Maanen's Star
Wolf 359
Yed Prior
Zaniah
ζ Cephei
ζ Trianguli Australis
Saiph

Hertzprung-Russell diagram plotting the temperature and luminosity of Saiph (marked by the red circle) relative to other stars.

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