What is the magnitude of Deneb Algedi?

Capricornus constellation Its stars are faint; Deneb Algedi (Arabic for “kid’s tail”) is the brightest star, with a magnitude of 2.9.

What type of star is Algedi?

Alpha2 Capricorni/Spectral type

What is the luminosity of Deneb Algedi?

Deneb Algedi is a mid-third magnitude (2.87) star 39 light years away, from which we calculate a luminosity 8.5 times that of the Sun.

What type of star is Alpha 1 Capricorni?

G3 Ib
Alpha1 Capricorni/Spectral type

What is the myth of Capricornus?

Capricornus gets its name from a Greek myth that says the god Pan was transformed into a half-goat, half-fish when he dived into the Nile River to escape the giant Typhon. Capricornus looks like a large triangle of fairly bright stars. The brightest stars are side-by-side at the triangle’s western tip.

What type of star is Nashira?

Gamma Capricorni/Spectral type

What is the brightest star in the Capricornus constellation?

Delta Capricorni
The goat’s tail is formed by Delta Capricorni, the brightest star in the constellation at magnitude 2.85. Also known as Deneb Algedi — deneb is Arabic for tail — it is a four-star system with an eclipse that can be seen with the naked eye.

What are the coordinates of the star Alpha in Capricornus?

Visual Facts

Primary Name Algiedi Prima The Sun
Naked Eye Visible Yes Yes (But don’t look at it)
Right Ascension (R.A.) 20h 17m 38.86 N/A
Declination (Dec.) -12° 30` 29.6 N/A
Galactic Latitude -24.70435027 °

How many stars does Capricorn have?


List of stars in Capricornus
Main stars 9, 13, 23
Bayer/Flamsteed stars 49
Stars with planets 5

Who is Capricorn Greek god?

satyr Pan
Capricorn is identified as the satyr Pan, the god with a goat’s horns and legs, who saved himself from the monster, Typhon, by giving himself a fish’s tail, becoming a sea – goat and diving into a river, or, as the sea – goat, Pricus.

What is the story behind Nashira star?

γ Capricorni (Latinised to Gamma Capricorni) is the star’s Bayer designation. It bore the traditional name Nashira, derived from the Arabic سعد ناشرة sa’d nashirah “the lucky one” or “bearer of good news”.