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Sirius, or Sirius in its Latin name, is the proper name of the star Alpha Canis Maioris, the brightest star in the entire night sky seen from Earth, located in the constellation of the southern celestial hemisphere Canis Maior

Distance to Earth: 8,611 light years

Radius: 1.19 million km (1.711 R☉)

Solar mass: 2.02​ (A) /; 0.978​ (B)M☉

Constellation: Canis Major

Coordinates: Right Ascension 6h 45m 9s | Declination -16° 42′ 58″

star system: solar system

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