Alcyone

Stellar classification

B

Coordinates

  • X -83
  • Y -157
  • Z -362
→ Sol: 403

Object type

  • Be Star
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Star in Cluster
  • Star in Nebula
  • Emission-line Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • UV-emission source
  • X-ray source
simbad:* eta Tau

Wiki

In Greek mythology, Alcyone or Alkyone (; Ancient Greek: Ἁλκυόνη, Halkyónē derived from alkyon αλκυων "kingfisher) was the daughter of Aeolus, either by Enarete or Aegiale. She married Ceyx, son of Eosphorus the Morning Star.

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