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Gamma Canis Majoris (γ CMa / γ Canis Majoris) is a star in the constellation Canis Major. It also has the traditional name Muliphein (not to be confused with Muhlifain, which is Gamma Centauri; both names derive from the same Arabic root). The Pleiades star cluster A star is a massive body of plasma in outer space that is currently producing or has produced energy through nuclear fusion. ... Pierce this website is not very reliable!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Some well-known constellations contain striking and familiar patterns of bright stars. ... Canis Major (Latin for the greater dog) is one of the 88 modern constellations, and was also in Ptolemys list of 48 constellations. ... Gamma Centauri (γ Cen / γ Centauri) is a star in the constellation Centaurus. ...


Gamma Canis Majoris belongs to the spectral class B8 and has apparent magnitude +4.1. It is approximately 402 light years from Earth. In astronomy, stellar classification is a classification of stars based initially on photospheric temperature and its associated spectral characteristics, and subsequently refined in terms of other characteristics. ... // Headline text HEY!! HOW ARE YOU ALL?? Its nice of you to come read this page. ... Earth is the third planet from the Sun. ...


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Muliphen (339 words)
On 14 December, she steamed for the Pacific where she joined Transport Division 43 off Pearl Harbor, and sailed to prepare for the invasion of Iwo Jima at Eniwetok, arriving 5 February 1945.
In 1950 Muliphen transferred to the Atlantic Fleet Amphibious Fleet Amphibious Force, based at Norfolk.
Muliphen continues, into 1969, to perform a vital role in the Nation’s peacekeeping efforts.
Association of Underwater Explorers - USS RANKIN (182 words)
She was decommissioned in 1947, but was re-commissioned in 1952 to assist with the Muliphen in landing Marines off Beirut in 1958.
The Rankin was sunk as an artificial reef in 1988.
Unlike the Muliphen, the Rankin is resting on her side and rises to within 70 feet of the surface.
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