This is a list of the brightest naked eye stars to +2.50 magnitude, as determined
by their ..... 88 modern constellations by area · Historical brightest stars: the
brightest star in Earth'...
The Brightest Stars, as Seen from the Earth ... Common Name, Scientific Name,
Distance (light years), Apparent Magnitude, Absolute Magnitude, Spectral Type.
Jun 19, 2013 ... The brightness of a star is measured several ways: how it appears from Earth,
how bright it ... A glance at the night sky above Earth shows that some stars are
much brighter than others. .... name, Constellation, App. Mag.
Jun 24, 2013 ... Sirius, also known as the Dog Star or Sirius A, is the brightest star in Earth's night
sky. The name means "glowing" in Greek. With a visual ...
Jul 15, 2014 ... The brightest star in the sky is Sirius, also known as the “Dog Star” or, more
officially, Alpha Canis Majoris, for its position in the constellation ...
Feb 10, 2016 ... ... the constellation Canis Major the Greater Dog - is the sky's brightest star. ...
Sirius has been known since ancient times, and its name signified ...
Oct 11, 2016 ... View larger. | Brightest star Sirius on left, with constellation Orion. See how three
stars of Orion's Belt point to Sirius? This photo from EarthSky ...
Aug 16, 2015 ... With the naked eye, the stars may all appear to be similar, and nothing more than
pinholes in the sky, but the reality is that the stars come in a ...
May 15, 2015 ... This number two on our list of stars has 14,800 times the intrinsic luminosity ...
Canopus is 36 degrees below the brightest star in the sky, Sirius.
Mar 1, 2015 ... This page contains a table listing the 50 Brightest Stars in the sky according to
the Hipparcos satellite.