alpha Canis Majoris
Dog Star Dog" Star` Sirius, a star of the constellation Canis Major, or the Greater Dog, and the brightest star in the heavens; -- called also {Canicula}, and, in astronomical charts, {[alpha] Canis Majoris}. See {Dog days}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Canis Majoris — can refer to any of a number of stars which, as seen from Earth, reside within the Canis Major constellation, including:* Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris), the brightest star in the terrestrial sky * VY Canis Majoris, the largest known star.Also… …   Wikipedia

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  • Delta Canis Majoris — d Canis Majoris δ CMa, a yellow supergiant 1800 lightyears away in the Canis Major constellation Observation data Epoch J2000      Equinox …   Wikipedia

  • Nu² Canis Majoris — For other star systems with this Bayer designation, see Nu Canis Majoris. ν² Canis Majoris Observation data Epoch J2000.0      Equinox J2000.0 Constellation Canis Major Right ascension 06h36m41.0s …   Wikipedia

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