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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 700 light years from Earth.

HR Diagram
70 Pegasi
Alfirk
Algieba A
Algieba A
Alherem
Alnilam
Alnitak
α Centauri A
α Centauri B
Alphard
Altair
Aludra
Antares
Arcturus
Aspidiske
Atria
Avior
b Velorum
Barnard's Star
β Arae
β Doradus
β Hydri
β Muscae
β Pyxidis
Betelgeuse
BZ Crucis
Canopus
Capella
Caph
Cursa
d Serpentis
Dabih Major
δ Andromedae
Deneb
Denebola
Enif
ε1 Arae
ε Hydrae
ε Scorpii
Errai
η Orionis
η Serpentis
FI Virginis
Fornacis
Gacrux
Gliese 536
Hatysa
Hoedus I
ι1 Scorpii
k Orionis
κ Andromedae
κ Leporis
Kaus Australis
Kitalpha
Lalande 21185
λ Eridani
λ Serpentis
Mebsuta
Mekbuda
Menkalinan
Mira
Mirfak
Misam
Muphrid
Pherkad
φ Aquarii
π5 Orionis
Polaris
Polis
Propus
Proxima Centauri
q Carinae
Rastaban
ρ Lupi
Rigel
Ross 154
Rukbat
Sadr
Saiph
Scheat
Shaula
Sirius
Sirius B
Suhail
Sun
Tarazed
Teegarden's Star
Tureis
υ1 Centauri
van Maanen's Star
Wolf 359
Yed Prior
Zaniah
ζ2 Lyrae
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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