Star Facts: Canopus
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Star Facts: Canopus

April 19, 2015 Peter Christoforou 0

Canopus (Alpha Carinae) located in the constellation Carina is a yellowish-white supergiant 313 light-years away, that is 65 times the size of our own sun. At -0.72 magnitude, it is also the second brightest star in […]

Star Facts: Antares
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Star Facts: Antares

April 16, 2015 Peter Christoforou 0

Antares is a red supergiant star burning 10,000 times brighter than our own sun 550 light years away in the constellation of Scorpius. The star is the 16th brightest in the night sky, and can […]

Interesting Facts About Polaris
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Interesting Facts About Polaris

December 8, 2014 Peter Christoforou 0

Located Near North Celestial Pole Polaris is a yellow-white supergiant star located around 430 light-years away in the constellation Ursa Minor. It is has an apparent magnitude of 1.97, making it the 48th brightest star […]

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