Canis Major Stars

Aludra

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aludra star,eta canis majoris

Aludra, Eta Canis Majoris (η CMa) is a blue supergiant located in the constellation Canis Major. It marks the Greater Dog’s tail. With an apparent… Read More »Aludra

Wezen

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wezen star,Delta Canis Majoris

Wezen, Delta Canis Majoris (δ CMa), is a yellow-white supergiant star located in the constellation Canis Major. It marks the Great Dog’s hind quarters. With… Read More »Wezen

Mirzam

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mirzam star,Beta Canis Majoris

Mirzam, Beta Canis Majoris (β CMa), is a blue-white giant or bright giant star located in the constellation Canis Major. With an average apparent magnitude… Read More »Mirzam

Adhara

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Epsilon Canis Majoris

Adhara, Epsilon Canis Majoris (ε CMa), is a binary star system located in the constellation Canis Major. It lies at a distance of 430 light… Read More »Adhara

Sirius

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sirius star,alpha canis majoris

Sirius, Alpha Canis Majoris (α CMa), is the brightest star in the night sky and one of the nearest star systems to Earth. It has… Read More »Sirius