POW- 2/28/13: More Sirius!

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2/26/13- The star Sirius. This star is the brightest star in the sky, with a magnitude of 1.46. Click here to read my post “Let’s Get Sirius” where I talk about the history and mythology of this famous star.

The star Sirius in the constellation Canis Major
The star Sirius in the constellation Canis Major

This image was taken by the Celestron 1400 telescope at the Primland Resort, (unless otherwise indicated).

If you come down for a Star Walk or Tour of the Universe, you can see images like this during our live presentations. For more info, visit http://primland.com/activities/stargazing/.

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