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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
Minchir
Miram
La Superba
Mekbuda
Polis
Poerava
Rukbat
Rastaban
Sharjah
Rana
θ Hydrae
Nashira
ο1 Cygni
ω Capricorni
Axólotl
b Velorum
Alshain
Cerberus
Copernicus
β Reticuli
Alkaphrah
Acubens
Adhafera
Albaldah
Guniibuu
Grafias
Felixvarela
Hoggar
ι1 Scorpii
Koeia
Ebla
Dombay
δ Arae
Brachium
Capella
Caph
Betelgeuse
W Virginis
Canopus
Meissa
UV Ceti
van Maanen's Star
Achird
BZ Crucis
HR 7687
Mebsuta
Arneb
Ran
δ Pavonis
KX Librae
Dabih Major
Polaris
Lalande 18115
Kitalpha
15 Orionis
ζ Trianguli Australis
δ Caeli
δ Circini
Proxima Centauri
Wezen
Zaniah
Yed Prior
61 Cygni A
61 Cygni B
Deneb
Castor B
ι Canis Majoris
Wolf 498
Wolf 359
Deneb Algedi
HH Andromedae
Menkar
Avior
Saiph
η Carinae
Sargas
Barnard's Star
α Telescopii
τ Ceti
π5 Orionis
Schedar
Azmidi
Tarazed
Atria
Sadr
Naos
Sham
Sulafat
Suhail
Aspidiske
FI Virginis
Antares
ν2 Canis Majoris
Sirius B
Sirius
Gliese 412 A
WX Ursae Majoris
Unurgunite
Hatysa
ρ Cygni
HO Librae
Tureis
Alchiba
Rigel
σ Orionis
α Centauri A
Ross 154
Alfirk
ο Capricorni B
Minkar
Teegarden's Star
Mira
Alherem
Enif
Mirfak
Alkarab
Almaaz
ε Reticuli
β Doradus
Gliese 536
Alnilam
Alnitak
δ Andromedae
Sun
Saiph

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

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