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Procyon

(brightest star in Canis Minor)

Procyon is the seventh brightest star in the night sky, a binary star with a main sequence star of spectral type F5 IV-V (Procyon A) and a white dwarf of type DQZ (Procyon B). It is one of our nearest neighbors. Characteristics (Procyon A):


(star,nearby star,bright star,binary star)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Procyon
http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=procyon&submit=SIMBAD+search
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~03pc11lyProcyon
Coordinates:Procyon
J073918.11950+051329.9552

Referenced by page:
F-type star (F)

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