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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
Minkar
Minchir
Miram
Markeb
Mekbuda
θ Hydrae
σ Boötis
υ1 Centauri
ο1 Cygni
ω Capricorni
Ogma
Rukbat
Rastaban
Polis
Rana
b Velorum
Alshain
β Doradus
Copernicus
Cerberus
β Reticuli
Adhafera
Acubens
Alkaphrah
Alfirk
Albaldah
Guniibuu
Grafias
HD 215152
λ Serpentis
La Superba
ι1 Scorpii
Elgafar
δ Arae
W Virginis
Castor B
Wezen
σ Orionis
ρ Cygni
Mira
Wolf 359
van Maanen's Star
Capella
Mirfak
Alchiba
Rigel
Caph
Ran
Wolf 498
Mebsuta
Proxima Centauri
λ Leporis
Dalim
λ Andromedae
15 Orionis
Lalande 21185
Lalande 18115
ζ Trianguli Australis
δ Andromedae
Meissa
Deneb Algedi
Kitalpha
Menkar
Zaniah
δ Pavonis
Polaris
Yed Prior
Achird
α Centauri A
Deneb
π5 Orionis
HR 7687
α Centauri B
Canopus
Sun
τ Ceti
Schedar
Tarazed
η Carinae
Barnard's Star
Aludra
Sham
FI Virginis
Shaula
Sulafat
ε Reticuli
Suhail
Antares
Azmidi
Arneb
Avior
Atria
Sirius B
Sirius
Aspidiske
Dabih Major
Sargas
HO Librae
Enif
Unurgunite
Ross 154
BZ Crucis
Tureis
Hatysa
Alherem
Betelgeuse
Alkarab
Almaaz
Naos
α Telescopii
Sadr
Gliese 536
Alnilam
Alnitak
WX Ursae Majoris
Saiph
Teegarden's Star
Gliese 412 A
ν2 Canis Majoris
Brachium
Saiph

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

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