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Canopus

(second brightest star in the sky)

Canopus is the second brightest star in the sky. It is a supergiant A-type star with an absolute magnitude of -5.71. Characteristics:


(star,bright star,giant star)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canopus
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0100pc310lyCanopus
Coordinates:Canopus
J062357.10988-524144.3810

Referenced by pages:
A-type star (A)
supergiant

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