Antares is a red supergiant star. Its solar radius is 380.515000. That's 883 times bigger than the sun in Sol. It's about 550 light years from Earth.
Antares is the sixteenth brightest star in the nighttime sky seen from Earth. It has a companion star called Antares B. It's the biggest and most massive star in the Scorpius-Centaurus Association.
In 3251 the Antares, a technologically revolutionary passenger liner designed and built by the Sirius Corporation, disappeared during its first hyperspace jump. In 3301 Li Yong-Rui, CEO of Sirius Corporation's governmental division, launched a search for the ship. Sirius Corporation confirmed discovery of the ship's remains in 3302.
- ↑ http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/746/2/154/meta;jsessionid=67523432C1C5863057F32EAD9A48A261.c3.iopscience.cld.iop.org
- ↑ Tourist Beacon 0123