67 Alpha will work for any year in the 1950 era. 61 Virgo is technically the better choice for the 2000 era, but Alpha is still pretty close and is a bright and well-known star. You will find both choices in the store.
Name: 61 VIR
Birthday from Jack’s initial research: Oct 14
Spectrum/Star type: Yellow
Distance in Light Years: 28
Diameter compared to Sun: <1x
Luminosity compared to Sun: <1x
Date best observed: May 26
Additional information: Has 3 Planets! One of the few Naked-eye stars that is smaller and less bright than Our Star. It is the second closest star in the zodiac.
Name: 67Alpha VIR Spica
Birthday from Jack’s initial research: Oct 16
Spectrum/Star type: Blue
Distance in Light Years: 260
Diameter compared to Sun: A-7x & B-4x
Luminosity compared to Sun: A-12000x & B-1500x
Date best observed: May 28
Additional information: Latin: “A Spike of Wheat”. It forms Spring’s “Diamond of Virgo” with Arcturus, Denebola, and Cor Caroli. Spica is a Navigational Star. It is the 16th brightest star and the bluest star of the zodiac. It is a binary system with only 11 million miles between the stars, orbiting with a 4-day period. Both are egg-shaped and they eclipse each other end-on, making Spica a variable star.