Distance from Earth: 65.23 light years
Color of star: Orange
Approximate Size: 1.7 Solar Mass
Surface Temperature: 3,910 K
Aldebaran is located in the zodiac constellation of Taurus. It is the brightest star in the constellation and one of the brightest stars in the sky. Aldebaran is a K5III type star and is possibly suitable for life. Aldebaran comes from the Arabic word الدبران (al-dabaran) which means "the follower".