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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
υ Geminorum
Markeb
Minchir
Miram
Mekbuda
υ1 Centauri
Polis
Rana
Rukbat
σ Boötis
Rastaban
θ Hydrae
Ogma
Nashira
ω Capricorni
b Velorum
Angetenar
Alshain
Copernicus
Cerberus
β Doradus
Brachium
β Reticuli
Adhafera
Acubens
Alkaphrah
Alfirk
Albaldah
Guniibuu
Grafias
λ Serpentis
La Superba
ι1 Scorpii
δ Pavonis
Elgafar
δ Lupi
δ Arae
van Maanen's Star
Caph
Wolf 359
Wezen
Alchiba
W Virginis
Ross 154
Mirfak
α Centauri A
Mira
Rigel
Castor B
Wolf 498
Atria
Deneb Algedi
Meissa
Proxima Centauri
λ Leporis
d Centauri
15 Orionis
λ Andromedae
Mebsuta
Lalande 21185
ζ Trianguli Australis
Lalande 18115
Deneb
δ Andromedae
Menkar
Ran
Kitalpha
Zaniah
Achird
Yed Prior
Canopus
Polaris
Capella
Tureis
BZ Crucis
ε Reticuli
Dabih Major
Sham
Shaula
FI Virginis
τ Ceti
Aludra
Tarazed
Barnard's Star
Azmidi
β Hydri
Antares
Sirius
Arneb
Sun
Sulafat
Sirius B
Suhail
Aspidiske
η Carinae
Enif
Schedar
HO Librae
Alkarab
π5 Orionis
Unurgunite
Avior
Hatysa
Betelgeuse
α Centauri B
Sadr
Saiph
Naos
Teegarden's Star
Almaaz
Sargas
Gliese 536
WX Ursae Majoris
Alnilam
Alnitak
Gliese 412 A
ν2 Canis Majoris
α Telescopii
Dalim
Saiph

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

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