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Betelgeuse

(Alpha Orionis)
(second brightest star in constellation Orion)

Betelgeuse is the middle star in Orion's belt. A red supergiant with spectral class M2lab. It is one of the largest and most luminous stars identified.

Characteristics:


(star,bright star)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betelgeuse
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0222pc724lyBetelgeuse
Coordinates:Betelgeuse
J055510.30536+072425.4304

Referenced by:
Bayer designation
M-type star (M)
Orion
red giant
supergiant

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