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Brightest stars as seen from Earth

Magnitudes should be added at some point, plus maybe some basis stellar data, tabulate...

  • Sun Class G main sequence
  • Sirius (Alpha Canis Majoris) Class A main sequence
  • Canopus (Alpha Carinae) Class A subgiant
  • Rigil Kent (Alpha Centauri) Class G main sequence
  • Arcturus (Alpha Bootis) Class K red giant
  • Vega (Alpha Lyrae) Class A main sequence
  • Capella (Alpha Aurigae) Class G subgiant
  • Rigel (Beta Orionis) Class B supergiant
  • Procyon (Alpha Canis Minoris) Class A main sequence
  • Achernar (Alpha Eridani) Class A main sequence (?)
  • Hadar (Beta Centauri) Class A giant (?)
  • Altair (Alpha Aquilae)
  • Betelgeuse (Alpha Orionis) Class M supergiant
  • Aldebaran (Alpha Tauri) Class K red giant
  • Acrux (Alpha Crucis)
  • Antares (Alpha Scorpii) Class M supergiant
  • Spica (Alpha Virginis)
  • Pollux (Beta Geminorum)
  • Fomalhaut (Alpha Piscis Austrini) Class A main sequence
  • Deneb (Alpha Cygni) Class A supergiant
  • Mimosa or Becrux (Beta Crucis)
  • Regulus (Alpha Leonis) Class B main sequence (?)
  • Adhara (Epsilon Canis Majoris)
  • Castor (Alpha Geminorum)
  • Gacrux (Gamma Crucis)
  • Alioth (Epsilon Ursae Majoris) Class A main sequence
  • Bellatrix (Gamma Orionis)
  • Shaula (Lambda Scorpii)
  • Avior (Epsilon Carinae)
  • Alnilam (Epsilon Orionis)
  • Elnath (Beta Tauri)
  • Miaplacidus (Beta Carinae)
  • Atria (Alpha Trianguli Australe)
  • Mirphak (Alpha Persei)
  • Alkaid (Eta Ursae Majoris)
  • Alnitak (Zeta Orionis)

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