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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
υ4 Eridani
Markeb
υ Geminorum
Minchir
Miram
Mekbuda
υ1 Centauri
Polis
Rana
Rukbat
Rastaban
σ Boötis
θ Hydrae
Nashira
Ogma
ω Capricorni
Angetenar
Alshain
b Velorum
Cerberus
Copernicus
β Doradus
β Reticuli
Adhafera
Acubens
Alkaphrah
Alfirk
Albaldah
Brachium
Guniibuu
Grafias
λ Serpentis
La Superba
ι1 Scorpii
δ Lupi
Elgafar
δ Pavonis
λ Leporis
π5 Orionis
W Virginis
Dabih Major
Mirfak
Alchiba
15 Orionis
d Centauri
Rigel
Mebsuta
van Maanen's Star
α Centauri A
Ross 154
Castor B
Dalim
Mira
Wolf 498
Wezen
Capella
Zaniah
Achird
Kitalpha
Yed Prior
Lalande 18115
Ran
Lalande 21185
Wolf 359
Meissa
Deneb
Polaris
Deneb Algedi
ζ Trianguli Australis
λ Andromedae
Menkar
Caph
Sirius B
Unurgunite
Barnard's Star
β Hydri
τ Ceti
ε Reticuli
Sham
Aludra
Tarazed
FI Virginis
Shaula
Antares
Schedar
η Carinae
Sun
Sulafat
Arneb
Suhail
Azmidi
Aspidiske
Avior
Sirius
Proxima Centauri
Enif
HO Librae
Naos
Canopus
Tureis
BZ Crucis
Atria
α Centauri B
Hatysa
Alkarab
Sadr
Almaaz
Saiph
α Telescopii
Betelgeuse
Sargas
Alnilam
Alnitak
Gliese 536
WX Ursae Majoris
ν2 Canis Majoris
Gliese 412 A
Teegarden's Star
δ Andromedae
Saiph

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

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