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Alpha Canis Majoris (Sirius A, B)

Alpha Canis Majoris (α Cma), also known as Sirius A, B, is a spectral class A0m star of magnitude -1.46 located in the constellation Canis Major. α Cma is one of the brighter stars in Canis Major and can be seen by the naked eye under dark skies or with binoculars.

      1. Name:
      2. Alpha Canis Majoris
      1. Short name:
      2. α Cma
      1. Common name:
      2. Sirius A, B
      1. Spectral class:
      2. A0m
      1. Magnitude:
      2. -1.46
      1. Right Acension:
      2. 06h 45m 09.25s
      1. Declination:
      2. -16° 42' 47.3"