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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
λ Serpentis
Rastaban
Rana
ρ Lupi
υ1 Centauri
Rukbat
ζ Cephei
La Superba
q Carinae
Kraz
Mekbuda
Polis
ν Centauri
Ogma
ω Lupi
Sadalsuud
Tarazed
Alherem
Chara
Copernicus
δ Lupi
δ Pavonis
Alfirk
Azmidi
b Velorum
β Doradus
β Reticuli
Brachium
Alkaphrah
Guniibuu
58 Persei
ι1 Scorpii
Elgafar
Ashlesha
Alnilam
Suhail
Sirius B
Teegarden's Star
α Centauri B
Wezen
Wolf 359
Yed Prior
Tureis
Zaniah
Alnitak
Sun
θ Arae
Syrma
Alchiba
64 Eridani
ζ Piscium B
ζ Trianguli Australis
Alkarab
van Maanen's Star
k Orionis
Sirius
Mebsuta
Deneb
Deneb Algedi
Naos
Muphrid
Enif
ε Reticuli
Mirfak
Mira
Errai
Miaplacidus
η Carinae
Menkar
FI Virginis
Gacrux
Dalim
Gliese 412 A
WX Ursae Majoris
Gliese 536
λ Leporis
λ Andromedae
Lalande 21185
Lalande 18115
Haedus
Hatysa
Kitalpha
HO Librae
Kaus Australis
κ Andromedae
δ Andromedae
ο Cassiopeiae
Aludra
Barnard's Star
Shaula
Antares
Sargas
Arneb
Saiph
Sadr
Aspidiske
Saclateni
Atria
Avior
Ross 154
α Centauri A
Rigel
Rasalgethi
Dabih Major
β Hydri
Ran
β Pyxidis
Betelgeuse
Proxima Centauri
Canopus
Capella
Caph
Castor B
Polaris
Pleione
π5 Orionis
φ Aquarii
BZ Crucis
Saiph

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

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