This is a list of the brightest naked eye stars to +2.50 magnitude, as determined
by their maximum, total or combined apparent visual magnitudes as seen from ...
Dec 23, 2008 ... Here's a short explanation of star colors to help you better ... that bluer stars are
intrinsically brighter because they are more massive than white ...
The hottest and therefore most luminous stars are always Blue. From Earth,
brightness varies due to luminosity and distance.
On it, astronomers plot stars' color, temperature, luminosity, spectral type, and
evolutionary stage. ... For these stars, the hotter they are, the brighter. These stars
May 15, 2015 ... All stars shine but none do it like Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky. .... A
comparison of the sizes and colors of the stars in the Alpha ...
Sep 12, 1997 ... The Names of Stars. Many of the brighter stars in the sky have been given names
. ... Star, Constellation, Color, Magnitude. Sirius, Canis Major ...
Sep 18, 2013 ... Canopus is the second-brightest star in the night sky despite its distance ...
distances, motions, brightness and colors of stars – for astrometry, ...
Good Astronomy: Stars actually emit all the colors of the rainbow. ... So even a
red star looks white if it is dim, and only brighter stars look like they have color to
Jan 29, 2009 ... The color of a star comes from its temperature. ... An example of a blue star is the
familiar Rigel, the brightest star in the constellation Orion and ...
May 2, 2015 ... Another factor in our perception of star colors in the night sky is the number .... We
see the brighter stars as these colors with our unaided eyes.