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Star Sirius

Binary star Sirius is located 8.7 light years away from the Sun. It is a system with 2 stars. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
8.7 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Sirius A
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White-Blue star (spectral class A0mA1 Va)

Mass: 2.063 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 1.711 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 9882 K | 1.71 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.24 billions years | 0.05 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 25.4 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): -1.46
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
Sirius B
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White dwarf (spectral class DA1.9)

Mass: 1.018 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.0084 R Sun | 0.1 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 26083 K | 4.51 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.228 billions years | 0.05 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.056 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 8.44
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
More about Sirius
      Nearby star Sirius can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, and it is possible to see it with naked eye. The star is observable also from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
Dog Star, Aschere, Canicula, Al Shira, Sothis, Alhabor, Mrgavyadha, Lubdhaka, Tenrōsei, α Canis Majoris (α CMa), 9 Canis Majoris (9 CMa), HD 48915, HR 2491, BD−16°1591, GJ 244, LHS 219, ADS 5423, LTT 2638, HIP 32349, alf CMa, Gaia EDR3 2947050466531873024
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (* alf CMa B )
Closest stars
Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
4.8
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WISE 0855−0714 0.01 M
5.2
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Procyon 1.5 M
0.6 M
5.3
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WISE J0722-0540 0.02 M
5.4
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Ross 614 0.22 M
0.11 M
5.7
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Luytens Star 0.26 M
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