|What's in a Name:||Arabic for "Aquila".|
|Claim to Fame:||Brightest star in Aquila. One of the corners of the Summer Triangle.|
|Type of Star:||White Subgiant|
|How Far Away:||17 light years away|
|How Bright:||Almost 100 times brighter than the Sun|
|Where to View:||In the constellation Aquila the Eagle.|
|When to View:||July through October.|
Last modified March 16, 2005 by Travis Metcalfe.