a red, supergiant, binary, variable star, the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius: magnitude, 1.06
Origin of AntaresClassical Greek Antar?s from anti-, like + Ar?s, Classical Greek god of war: so named because of its color
A giant red binary star, the brightest in the constellation Scorpio, about 424 light years from Earth.
Origin of AntaresGreek Antarēs anti- rival of ; see anti- . Arēs Ares, the planet Mars