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Rigel is a blue supergiant star in the Orion constellation, also known as Beta Orionis.
Rigel can also refer to:
- Rigil Kentaurus, a Sun-like star in the Centaurus constellation also known as Alpha Centauri A, distance only about 4.37 light-years
- Rigel (dog), a Newfoundland dog said to have helped rescue survivors from the sinking of the Titanic
- Rigel (genus), the megalyrid wasp genus from Chile
- Rigel (microprocessor), a VAX microprocessor chip set developed and fabricated by Digital Equipment Corporation
- Rigel (rocket), an Argentinian sounding rocket
- MS Rigel, a Norwegian and German vessel
- Rescue at Rigel, a computer role-playing game
- Henri-Joseph Rigel, a German-born French composer
- Rigel-3, a fictional planet in the Marvel Universe, homeland of the Rigellians
- Rigel 4, a fictional planet in The Simpsons
- Rigel 9, in the lyrics of the opening theme music to Futurama: Into The Wild Green Yonder is also making loose parody to Rigel 4
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