Sirius & Betelgeuse

Sirius:

Sirius is the Dog Star in the dog Canis Major in the night sky. Magnitude is -1.45. Absolute magnitude: 1.44. Ecliptic longitude/ latitude: +104o04’4404”/-39o36’39.3” or +104o17’33.2”/-39o36’32.4”. Galactic longitude/ latitude: -132o45’57.3”/-8o53’42.0”. The stars distance from our sun: 8.60 ly. Parallax: 0.37921”. This star is a lot bigger than our sun and it is also one of the most brightest. Type: star. Spectral Type: A0m…

Betelgeuse/ Armpit:

Betelgeuse is the armpit of Orion. Type: pulsating star (SRC). Magnitude: 0.45. Absolute magnitude: -5.47. Magnitude Range: 0.00/1.30. Ecliptic longitude/ latitude: +88o45’17.1”/ -16o01’37.1”. Ecliptic longitude/ latitude: +88o58’07.4”/ -16o01’29.9”. ”. The stars distance from our sun: 497.95 ly. Spectral Type: M2Ib. Parallax: 0.00655”.

All this information was from Stellarium and not all the information about the stars are in the two articles above. If you want to know all about any star in our solar system and you do not have Stellarium, then go to http://www.stellarium.org/en_CA/ for all the information about Stellarium. Stellarium not only does the stars in our solar system but Deep space objects, Stars in space that is not even in our Galaxy, Asteroids, some Comets, consolations, and Planets that are in our Solar System.

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