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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_brightest_stars

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 ...

www.space.com/21640-star-luminosity-and-magnitude.html

Jun 19, 2013 ... Stars that are closer to Earth, but fainter, could appear brighter than far ... a convention whereby we can compare two stars on the same footing, ...

www.thoughtco.com/bright-stars-in-our-night-sky-3073632

Aug 7, 2017 ... The top ten brightest stars are also guideposts for stargazers. ... Stargazers know Vega as part of the constellation Lyra, the Harp. It's also one ...

www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/extra/brightest.html

Common Name, Scientific Name, Distance (light years), Apparent Magnitude, Absolute Magnitude, Spectral Type. Sun, -, -26.72, 4.8, G2V. Sirius, Alpha CMa ...

www.armaghplanet.com/blog/how-far-away-is-the-farthest-star.html

Jun 17, 2013 ... However, we know now that the Earth is not the centre of the cosmos but ... It is also in the top twenty brightest stars visible meaning it should be ...

spaceplace.nasa.gov/review/dr-marc-space/brightest-star.html

Suppose we could put all stars at the same distance from us. Then which one ... If you know how far it is, then you have an idea of how bright it really is. But now ...

earthsky.org/space/ten-things-you-may-not-know-about-stars

May 24, 2016 ... Of the brightest 50 stars visible to the human eye from Earth, the least .... I already knew most of this stuff, but it's nice to know that we have a ...

www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2013/08/13/are_the_stars_you_see_in_the_sky_already_dead.html

Aug 13, 2013 ... Many of the stars we see at night have already died. ... Light travels rapidly—as far as we know, it's the fastest thing in the Universe—but it's not ...

earthsky.org/brightest-stars/alpha-centauri-is-the-nearest-bright-star

We see this star system as a single star, but it's really 3 stars. ... By Larry Sessions in Astronomy Essentials | Brightest Stars | May 16, 2017. We see this star ...