Rasalgethi Alpha Herculis

Stellar classification



  • X -187
  • Y 165
  • Z 259
→ Sol: 360

Object type

  • Double or multiple star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • Spectroscopic binary
  • Semi-regular pulsating Star
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
simbad:* alf Her


Alpha Herculis (α Herculis, abbreviated Alpha Her, α Her), also designated 64 Herculis, is a multiple star system in the constellation of Hercules. When viewed through a telescope, this system is resolved into a number of components, the brightest one of which has been named Rasalgethi.

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