Bellatrix

Stellar classification

B

Coordinates

  • X 72
  • Y -67
  • Z -233
→ Sol: 253

Object type

  • Variable Star
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Infra-Red source
  • UV-emission source
  • X-ray source
simbad:* gam Ori

Wiki

Bellatrix, also designated Gamma Orionis (γ Orionis, abbreviated Gamma Ori, γ Ori), is the third-brightest star in the constellation of Orion, 5° west of the red giant Alpha Orionis (Betelgeuse). Just between the first and second magnitude and slightly variable, it is about the 25th-brightest star in the night sky.

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