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

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

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