Alnilam (Epsilon Orionis) is the name of the middle star in the "Belt of Orion."

Star map

Astronomical data

Alnilam is blue-white supergiant. It is approximately 1300 light years away.

Orion's Belt
Orion's Belt: Alnitak - Alnilam - Mintaka

Miscellaneous Information

According to Solara, the 'galactic' name for this star is AN.
For more information on its role and influence upon Earth, see AN.