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

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

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