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Flashcards in Brightest Stars and Locations Deck (20):
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1. Sirius (Greek for glowing)

Canis Major

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2. Canopus

Carina

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3. Alpha Centauri (aka Rigil Kent) (closest star system) (triple star system with Proxima Centauri)

Centaurus

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4. Vega

Lyra

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5. Capella

Auriga

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6. Arcturus

Bootes

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7. Rigel (triple star system)

Orion

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8. Procyon

Canis Minor

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9. Archernar

Eridanus

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10. Beta Centauri

Centaurus

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11. Altair

Aquila

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12. Betelgeuse (red giant, one of the largest stars)

Orion

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13. Aldebaran

Taurus

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14. Spica

Virgo

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15. Pollux

Gemini

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16. Antares

Scorpius

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17, Fomalhaut

Piscis Austrinus

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18. Deneb

Cygnus

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19. Regulus

Leo

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20. Beta Crucis

Crux