Astronomy, Dad Life

Dad-stronomy 101: Regulus

REGULUS Location: Leo Constellation Classification: Blue-White B Star Distance: ~79 light-years Alternate Names: Alpha Leonis, Lion's Heart Apparent Magnitude: 1.40 Meaning of Name: Latin for "prince" or "little king" Fun Facts: the brightest star in the constellation Leo and 21st-brightest in the night sky Regulus depicts Leo the Lion's heart Regulus is made of two stars, Regulus A… Continue reading Dad-stronomy 101: Regulus