Dad-stronomy 101: Capella

CAPELLA Location: Auriga Constellation Classification: Variable Binary Star Distance: ~42 light-years Alternate Names: Alpha Aurigae, Goat Star Apparent Magnitude: 0.08 Meaning of Name: Latin for "small female goat" Fun Facts: the brightest object in the constellation Auriga and sixth-brightest in the night sky Capella appears as a yellow or golden star Capella A and Capella B emit 80 … Continue reading Dad-stronomy 101: Capella