Results for: Arcturus

In Colors

What color is Arcturus?

The color of the star Arcturus is orange to orange yellow. It has a temperature of 4,300 K
In Astronomy

What is Arcturus?

Arcturus is a red giant and the brightest star in the constellation Boötes. It has a spectral type of K1 and will have a colour of orange to orange yellow. It is appr (MORE)
In Galaxies

How far is Arcturus?

Arcturus is 36.7 light years from Earth. As a light year is a measurement of the distance travelled by light in one year, this distance directly translates to the time taken f (MORE)
In Galaxies

Where is Arcturus located?

Arcturus (Alpha Boötis) is the brightest star in the constellation Boötes. Coordinates are 14 h 15 m 39.7 s , +19° 10′ 56 See related link for wikisky
In Astronomy

Where is Arcturus?

Arcturus can be found at the bottom of the constellation Boötes (See related link for a star map). For more precise details it can be found at
In Greek and Roman Mythologies

Who was arcturus?

Arcturus is a star created by Zeus to protect the nearby constellations Arcas and Callisto. Or: Icarius, who was instructed by Dionysus in wine making and was killed by (MORE)
In Astronomy

What is the luminosity of Arcturus?

The luminosity of this star is 170 times the solar luminosity . Arcturus star is the brightest star in the constellation Bootes and fourth brightest star in he night sky .
In Astronomy

What stage is Arcturus in?

Arcturus is in the latter part of a stars life. It is a red giant and it's mass is too low for it to "go" supernova. More than likely it's demise will be similar to our own Su (MORE)
In Planetary Science

Who discovered arcturus?

Arcturus and all the other bright stars would have been known tothe first astronomers, the Babylonians.