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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 ... This wide-field view of the sky around the bright star Alpha Centauri ... a convention whereby we can compare two stars on the same footing, ...

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/brightest-stars/sirius-the-brightest-star

By Deborah Byrd in Brightest Stars | February 9, 2017 ... of this air affect the light and cause the flickering and shimmering we see when we gaze at this star.

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 ...

earthsky.org/brightest-stars/deneb-among-the-farthest-stars-to-be-seen

Aug 18, 2016 ... Deneb is one of the most distant stars you will see with your eye alone. ... Whatever its exact distance, when you gaze at Deneb, know that you are gazing across thousands of light-years .... We saw this star's magnetic field flip.

sites.uni.edu/morgans/astro/course/Notes/section2/new6.html

A star with a smaller magnitude is brighter than one with a larger magnitude .... We know that the size of the parallax shift is related to the distance of the star, ...

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 ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-do-scientists-determi

There are certain stars that we know are very young, and others that are very old, ... The most massive stars are very bright and blue-hot; a less massive star is ...

medium.com/starts-with-a-bang/throwback-thursday-the-ten-brightest-stars-in-the-sky-8aa024e33bf5

Sep 4, 2014 ... Yet none of these stars are among the 10 brightest! .... (hydrogen-burning) star that's one of the brightest A-class stars we know of, and a young ...