Betelgeuse
(Alpha Orionis)

Hand of Orion


The 9th brightest star in the heavens and a red supergiant M21ab. It is traveling approx 30 km/ s, about 640 light years away from earth.


Date: 3-27-2016
Image: 5 sec
10 Images stacked
Telescope: Celestron 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain