Sirius

Pronounced SEER-ee-…ôs
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About the name Sirius

Sirius is the brightest star in the sky. Its name derives from the Greek meaning "glowing" or "scorcher". It is classically known as Orion's dog. The "dog star" as it is called is associated with the "dog days" of summer.

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Mediterranean
Greek

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