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Winter Triangle

Gomeisa

gomeisa star, beta canis minoris

Gomeisa, Beta Canis Minoris (β CMi), is a hot blue main sequence star located about 160 light years away in the constellation Canis Minor. With… Read More »Gomeisa

Betelgeuse

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betelgeuse star,alpha orionis

Betelgeuse, Alpha Orionis (α Ori), is a red supergiant star located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter.  It has an estimated radius about 764 times… Read More »Betelgeuse

Aldebaran

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aldebaran star,alpha tauri

Aldebaran, Alpha Tauri (α Tau), is an orange giant star in the constellation Taurus. It marks the eye of the celestial Bull. With an apparent… Read More »Aldebaran

Procyon

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procyon star,alpha canis minoris,brightest star in canis minor

Procyon, Alpha Canis Minoris (α CMi), is a binary star system with an apparent magnitude of 0.34, located at a distance of only 11.46 light… Read More »Procyon

Sirius

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sirius star,alpha canis majoris,brightest star in the sky

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