Gamma Canis Majoris (γ CMa / γ Canis Majoris) is a star in the constellationCanis 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 (Î³ Cen / Î³ 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. ...
Categories: Canis Major constellation | Bayer objects The J2000. ... Right ascension (RA; symbol Î±: Greek letter alpha; celestial longitude) is the astronomical term for one of the two coordinates of a point on the celestial sphere when using the equatorial coordinate system. ... In astronomy, declination (dec) is one of the two coordinates of the equatorial coordinate system, the other being either right ascension or hour angle. ...
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