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Definition of alpha Canis Majoris

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.

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- Sirius (/ˈsɪriəs/, designated α Canis Majoris (Latinized to Alpha Canis Majoris, abbreviated Alpha CMa, α CMa)) is the brightest star in the night sky...
- stars of great distance and high luminosity. At magnitude 1.5, Epsilon Canis Majoris (Adhara) is the second-brightest star of the constellation and the brightest...
- is located only 1.3 degrees east of Delta Canis Majoris. As with the rest of Canis Major, Delta Canis Majoris is most visible in winter skies in the northern...
- VY Canis Majoris (abbreviated to VY CMa) is an extreme oxygen-rich (O-rich) red hypergiant (RHG) or red supergiant (RSG) and pulsating variable star located...
- Eta Canis MajorisCanis Majoris, abbreviated Eta CMa, η CMa), also named Aludra /əˈluːdrə, əˈljuːdrə/, is a star in the constellation of Canis Major...
- 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...
- Gamma Canis MajorisCanis Majoris, abbreviated Gamma CMa, γ CMa), also named Muliphein /ˈmjuːlɪfeɪn/, is a star in the constellation of Canis Major...
- which are about 900 light-years apart on a direct line from Earth. Pi Canis Majoris is an ongoing feature in the plot of the Netflix series Another Life...
- 1889 1889 Amapá Beta Canis Majoris (Mirzam) Canis Major, the Great Dog 2 1991 1992 Rondônia Gamma Canis Majoris (Muliphen) Canis Major, the Great Dog...
- Omicron2 Canis Majoris (ο² CMa, ο² Canis Majoris) is a star in the constellation Canis Major. Since 1943, the spectrum of this star has served as one...
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