What Is the Bright Star in the Southern Sky?

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The brightest star in the southern sky is known as Sirius and its brightness is brought about by its luminosity and nearness to the sun. Australia is one of the regions located in the southern skies and enjoys other stars, the Milky Way and the two unique star clouds namely Greater Magellanic Cloud and the Lesser Magellanic Cloud.
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That is Jupiter. Look at it through binoculars steadied against a wall or on a fence. 2 or 3 of the brightest moons are also visible.
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