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Sirius is located southeast from the Orion constellation. Sometimes known as the dog star, Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky.
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The brightest star in our night sky is the star Sirius. It has an apparent magnitude of -1.46 or so. The meaning of that number is not easy to explain but to put it in context, the sun is a -26 or so (much brighter of course), and Venus can be up to -4.6. So negative numbers are brighter in this …
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It doesn't. At least, no time travel has been achieved so far.
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Sirius is actually a binary star system. Sirius A has a spectral type of A1V and is a star on the main sequence. Sirius B is a white dwarf. Yep
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Canis Major, often called The Great Dog. Sirius is sometimes called The Dog Star.
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Sirius is in the constellation Canis Major.
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Sirius is the Dog Star, the brightest star (after the sun) in the sky.
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Sirius is actually a binary star system, which means there are two stars (A & B). Sirius A is 25 times more luminous that our Sun. It is estimated to be twice as large as our Sun. It is a type A star and is thus classified as a between Sub Giant and Giant. Sirius B is a white dwarf and has the …
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Sirius is approximately 8.7 light-years away from Earth.In order to find Sirius in the night sky, find Orion's Belt, and follow its line of stars down to the left and you will find Sirius.
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Most of the particularly bright stars have several names; a Chinese name, and Indian name, a polynesian name, and so on. In the Middle East, the Egyptians and Babylonians had their own names, which were interpreted or modified by first the Greeks, then the Romans. The first document that we might ca…
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Sirius is actually a binary star system. Sirius A has a spectral type of A1 and is a star on the main sequence. Sirius B is a white dwarf
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Sirius is a double star; the larger of the pair is twice the mass of the Sun and about 1.7 times the Sun's radius. So it would be about 740,000 miles radius.. and would be about five times the Sun's volume.
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0.987 (SM) Solar Masses.
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There are different classes of star that can be called dwarf stars. Some are ordinary stars that have masses similar to or less than that of the sun. These include red dwarfs, orange dwarfs, and yellow dwarfs. A brown dwarf is a star that failed to initiate nuclear fusion. A white dwarf is the colla…
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The amount of time between successive passes of the star Sirius across the meridian is 23 hrs 56 minutes.
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star is a huge ball of fire (hydrogen and helium). It don't have any specific colour. Like nebula star nursery, has orange, yellow and red mostly and supernova, example crab nubula is green, white draft grey and white with purple field around it and black draft is black and whitish around. So star d…
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most stars are made of mainly hydrogen, a little helium and traces of other gases like oxygen
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Polaris is about 430 light-years away from Earth, or 4.07 * 1018 meters, or 2.53 * 1015 miles.
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is made out of star material
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Yes. It is in the constellation of Canis Major. As we see it, it is the brightest star in the night sky. But maby we can see a brighter star
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Gas doesn't weigh much, since a white dwarf is the core of a red giant. (the core is basically all the star's weight-the gases don't weigh much, so the weight doesn't differ much if a star lets go of all of its gas, since that's how white dwarfs are made)
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Sirius A has a spectral type of A1V (the V indicates that it is a main sequence star.)
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Sirius A has a spectral class of A1V meaning it is a white to blue-white star on the main sequence.
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There is no single discoverer. Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky and is easily visible to the naked eye. Many people in different civilizations have seen it and recognized it.
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Sirius is located in Canis Major at RA 6h 45m 08.9173s Decl -16° 42' 58.017". It is about 8.6 light years away.
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hydrogen and helium.
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Sirius B is a white dwarf star, companion to the much brighter Sirius A star. Sirius B is roughly the same mass as our sun (0.98 solar masses), but its size is more like that of the Earth, so it is incredibly dense.
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In the northern hemisphere, it is normally visible during the winter months. It is the brightest star in the night sky. It is easy to find, if you know where Orion is. The standard method of locating Sirius is to follow the direction that Orion's belt is pointing down to the left. Well below and to …
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Helical setting (sets just before sunset, or when it "vanishes") The helical setting of Sirius for Egypt is generally in late May. See "Problems in determining helical rise/set dates" below for more information on why an exact date for the helical setting of Sirius is hard to calculate. "Dog Days" …
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Sirius, consisting of both Sirius A and Sirius B, is 8.6 light years away from Earth.
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The temperature is estimated to be 18000 degrees F on the surface.
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Sirius will have a greater angle, because it is closer to us.
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According to Wikipedia, Sirius has 1.711 times the radius (and therefore, 1.711 times the diameter) of our Sun, or about 2.4 million kilometers (for the diameter).
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Sirius A has a spectral type of A1V. So it has a colour of white to white blue.
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Sirius is about 8.6 light years away, so the light we see from it is 8.6 years old, or about 8 years and 7 months. So we are seeing Sirius as it was 8.6 years ago.
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The next brightest star, as we see it, after Sirius is Canopus. The next nearest star in distance after Sirius is called Luyten 726-8. The next brightest star in Canis Major is Beta Canis Majoris or Murzim/Murzam/Al-Murzim (Arabic).
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Sirius is the brightest star in the night sky of earth not a galaxy
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Alpha Canis Majoris. Do NOT confuse the name for VY Canis Majoris
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The first rising of Sirius (Dog Star) marked the flooding of the Nile in Ancient Egypt and the 'Dog Days' of summer for the Ancient Greeks, while to the Polynesians it marked winter and was an important star for navigation around the Pacific Ocean.
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Sirius is actually a binary star system. Sirius A has a luminosity of 25.4 solar luminositySirius B has a luminosity of 0.026 solar luminosity See related link for more information.
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I'm not familiar with the book, nor the time frame. However, judging by the location and the time of year (Snow on the ground), it seems unlikely Sirius would have been visible at that (Starkfield, MA) location. However, if there had been a late snow fall after mid march it is quite possible Sirius …
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No. Sirius is a two-star system consisting of a white main sequence star and a white dwarf.
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A White dwarf star is typically around the size of an earth like planet, but with an approximate mass similar to our suns mass. It is therefore very dense, as all of that mass is packed into a very small volume.
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Sirius B is already a white dwarf. The next transformation will be to become a black dwarf, but not for many many years.
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Sirius is NOT a constellation - it's a star, the brightest star in our night sky. It's in the constellation, Canis Major the Great Dog - just left of Orion.
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Standing in the northern hemisphere facing south and then looking up, Sirius will appear below and to the left of the constellation Orion. It is easy to spot as it is the brightest star in the night sky. Sirius A and Sirius B are both part of the same system and are much too close to each other for …
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Sirius B is about 0.0084 times the size of the Sun (It's a tiny red dwarf)
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Method of energy conversion: Both stars fuse Hydrogen into Helium. Location: Both stars are neighbors in the Milky Way galaxy.
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Sirius is a star, I hope this detailed information helps.
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Behenian_fixed_star
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Sirius B is a white dwarf and has a spectral type of DA2. As it is a white dwarf, it is cooling all the time. It's current temperature is about 25,200 K
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They looked threw a f0cking telescope and saw a dam star was moving
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Yes. The Sirius star is only around 9 light-years away from Earth, while Betelgeuse is around 640 light-years away.
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Neither plants, nor animals, nor other creatures have yet been confirmed, outside the planet Earth.Neither plants, nor animals, nor other creatures have yet been confirmed, outside the planet Earth.Neither plants, nor animals, nor other creatures have yet been confirmed, outside the planet Earth.Nei…
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No, for several reasons. The first and most important is that Sirius B and Sirius A have, as seen from Earth, a minimum angular separation of 3 arcseconds. They never eclipse each other. Also, Sirius B is much smaller than Sirius A, and they're at about the same distance from Earth, It's too small…
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Probably one of the Alpha Centauri stars at about 4.3 light years.
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1.6×10^28 m^3 (cubic meters) (assuming sphere)4×10^18 mi^3 (cubic miles)5×10^-6 AU^3 (astronomical units cubed)1.6×10^34 mL (milliliters)
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Sirius is about twice the size of our sun.
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Because a white dwarf star is the core leftover from a bigger star and the core is the densest part of the star so although the star is smaller than the sun it has a similar mass as it is more dense
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Like other stars, Sirius formed when a cloud of gas and dust called a nebula collapsed under the force of gravity. As the cloud collapsed it formed two masses that heated up until the nuclear fusion of hydrogen ignited, turning the two masses into stars by 200 to 300 million years ago. The result wa…
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It is the brightest star in the night sky.
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No. Sirius is far from a cold star.Sirius is actually a binary system about 8.6 light years away. Sirius A is a white main sequence star just over twice the size of the sun. Sirius B is a white dwarf stellar remnant of about 0.978 solar masses. The temperature of the two stars are far higher than th…
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All of the elements in the periodic table
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You might be referring to a quasar.
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Eight channel electronic music for trumpet, soprano, bass clarinet and bass is the composition of 'Sirius' by Karlheinz Stockhausen [August 22, 1928-December 5, 2007].
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All stars, including Sirius, are made up of hydrogen, carbon, and helium, mainly.
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Sirius A a white main sequence star is the brightest star in the night sky as seen from Earth and has been known of since there has been astronomy and possibly even before that. It's dimmer partner Sirius B a white dwarf was first theorised in 1844 by German astronomer Friedrich Bessel based on cha…
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I live near the equator, and see Sirius towards the east (January 2014, after sunset). If you live in the northern hemisphere, you will see it more towards the south-east; if you live far south from the equator, you will see it more towards the north-east. Note that Sirius is currently the second-br…
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Since Sirius is recorded in the earliest astronomical records, it's discovery was in ancient times
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Sirius B is a faint white dwarf companion of Sirius A It has an apparent magnitude of +8.3 and an absolute magnitude of +11.18
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No. Sirius A is many times larger than Sirius B.
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They craped in the toilet and Looked up in the sky and said sh!t Sirius is moving away from earth.
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Canis Major, the large dog
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There is no constellation named Sirius. Sirius is the brightest star in the constellation Canis Major, which for an observer facing south, appears below and to the left of Orion.
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It's very difficult to age individual stars, but it is estimated that the Sirius system is about 200 - 300 million years old. Sirius B became a white dwarf about 120 million years ago. Big stars like Sirius rarely last more than half a quarter billion years.
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Sirius is actually two stars. Sirius A is mostly hydrogen and helium. Sirius B is mostly carbon and oxygen in a highly compressed, degenerate state.
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The Sun likes the earth's atmosphere, but the earth's atmosphere thinks the sun is really annoying. It is a very complex relationship (FACEBOOK OFFICIAL). But I have a feeling they will break up soon. Try not be nosy about it though, the sun oftentimes has a fiery vengance.
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If you weighed 100lb on Earth you would weigh about 5,400 lb for about a millisecond before you were incinerated and turned into vapour. Sirius A is a star about twice the size of our Sun.
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Sirius is the brightest star...Polaris is bigger then Sirius, Polaris is 360 to 820 light years away from earth, and Sirius is only 8.6 light years away. The Sirius star is known as the dog constalation, The polaris star is found at the tip and corner of the big dipper and the little dipper
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No. Sirius consists of two stars. Sirius A is larger than the sun but is not a giant. Sirius B is a white dwarf,
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Our sun is a yellow star. All stars with a G class rating are yellow stars.
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Sirius was named after the word 'blazing' which fits because it is the brightest star in the night sky AND twice the size and brightness
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Sirius is the brightest star in the constellation Canis Major, the Large Dog.
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Sirius is a star. It is the brightest star, after the sun, in the northern hemisphere.
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No. Sirius is a binary star system. The main body, Sirius A is a white star about 1.7 times the diameter of the sun and would easily fit inside the orbit of Mercury. The secondary body, Sirius B is a white dwarf that is slightly smaller than Earth, though possessing about the same mass as the sun.
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06h 45m 08.9173s, −16° 42′ 58.017″
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Its possible to see Sirus. Its the brightest star you can in the Sky.
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Sirius does not orbit the Sun.
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