Centaurus - Centaur

Astronomy

A southern constelation where its fixed stars which form part of the Centaur are about 300 light years from Earth. Centaurus is the 11th brightest star in the night sky, a visual binary star with apparent magnitude of 0.61. It is the second brightest star (after Alpha Centauri) in the southern constellation and is about 300 light-years from the Earth.

Fixed Stars

Alpha Centurus: A binary star 10th brightest star in the southern constellation

Beta Centurus: Also a binary star and is the 11th brightest star in the southern constellation

Western Mythologies

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European Indigenous Mythologies

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Astrocelt 1998

Last updated 09/03/2004