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List of brightest stars

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This is a list of the brightest naked eye stars to +2.50 magnitude, as determined by their ... (mV), Proper name, Bayer designation, Distance (ly), Spectral class .... Historical brightest stars: th...

The 26 Brightest Stars

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The Brightest Stars, as Seen from the Earth ... Common Name, Scientific Name, Distance (light years), Apparent Magnitude, Absolute Magnitude, Spectral Type.

Top 5 Brightest Stars As Seen From Earth - CosmosUp

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Apr 15, 2014 ... When you look up into the nights sky what are the brightest stars you can see? Here is the top 5 brightest star on the night sky.

Top 10 Brightest Stars - Space/Astronomy - About.com

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Jan 25, 2016 ... Sirius, also known as the Dog Star, is the brightest star in the night sky. Its name comes from the Greek word for scorching. It's actually a double ...

Sirius is Dog Star and brightest star - EarthSky

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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 ...

What is the brightest star in the sky? - Sky & Telescope

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Jul 15, 2014 ... Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky, is actually a double star - a hard-to-spot white dwarf orbits the brighter "Dog Star."

The Ten Brightest Stars In The Sky — Simulating the Universe

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May 15, 2015 ... Canopus is 36 degrees below the brightest star in the sky, Sirius. .... The name Vega comes from the Arabic word for "swooping eagle" or ...

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Oct 27, 2014 ... Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky. ... The name "Sirius" is derived from the Ancient Greek: Σείριος Seirios ("glowing" or "scorcher").

What is the brightest star? - NASA Space Place

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The brightest star in the sky--the Sun! It might be more fun to think about how bright the stars are themselves, without regard to how they look from Earth. After all ...

Brightest Stars - Jim Kaler

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The table lists the 170 visually brightest stars of the sky, those ...

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Brightest Stars: Luminosity & Magnitude - Space.com

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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.

What is the Brightest Star in the Sky, Past and Future? - Universe ...

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May 18, 2016 ... What is the brightest star in the sky today, and what was it in the past? ... that name in mind, as Sirius will hand over the title of the 'brightest star ...

50 Brightest Stars - AstroPixels

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Mar 1, 2015 ... This page contains a table listing the 50 Brightest Stars in the sky according to the Hipparcos ... Rank, Star Name, Bayer Name, Visual Mag.