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List of brightest stars - Wikipedia

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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 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.

Brightest Stars: Luminosity & Magnitude - Space.com

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Jun 19, 2013 ... This wide-field view of the sky around the bright star Alpha Centauri was created from ... A glance at the night sky above Earth shows that some stars are much brighter than others. However .... name, Constellation, App. Mag.

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 ... 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 ...

50 Brightest Stars List - 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 satellite.

List of 10 Brightest Stars in The Night Sky - Astronomy Trek

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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 ...

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 - Astronomy and Space @ About.com

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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 star system, with ...

The Ten Brightest Stars In The Sky — Simulating the Universe

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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.