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Nu2 Canis Majoris and Sirius

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Difference between Nu2 Canis Majoris and Sirius

Nu2 Canis Majoris vs. Sirius

Nu2 Canis Majoris (ν2 Canis Majoris) is a single star in the southern constellation of Canis Major. Sirius (a romanization of Greek Σείριος, Seirios,."glowing" or "scorching") is a star system and the brightest star in the Earth's night sky.

Similarities between Nu2 Canis Majoris and Sirius

Nu2 Canis Majoris and Sirius have 12 things in common (in Unionpedia): Apparent magnitude, Canis Major, Chinese astronomy, Constellation, Light-year, Minute and second of arc, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Pinyin, Radial velocity, Stellar classification, Stellar parallax, Well (Chinese constellation).

Apparent magnitude

The apparent magnitude of a celestial object is a number that is a measure of its brightness as seen by an observer on Earth.

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Canis Major

Canis Major is a constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere.

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Chinese astronomy

Astronomy in China has a long history, beginning from the Shang Dynasty (Chinese Bronze Age).

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A constellation is a group of stars that are considered to form imaginary outlines or meaningful patterns on the celestial sphere, typically representing animals, mythological people or gods, mythological creatures, or manufactured devices.

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The light-year is a unit of length used to express astronomical distances and measures about 9.5 trillion kilometres or 5.9 trillion miles.

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Minute and second of arc

A minute of arc, arcminute (arcmin), arc minute, or minute arc is a unit of angular measurement equal to of one degree.

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Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research in astronomy and astrophysics.

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Hanyu Pinyin Romanization, often abbreviated to pinyin, is the official romanization system for Standard Chinese in mainland China and to some extent in Taiwan.

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Radial velocity

The radial velocity of an object with respect to a given point is the rate of change of the distance between the object and the point.

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Stellar classification

In astronomy, stellar classification is the classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics.

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Stellar parallax

Stellar parallax is the apparent shift of position of any nearby star (or other object) against the background of distant objects.

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Well (Chinese constellation)

The Well mansion (井宿, pinyin: Jǐng Xiù; Japanese: chichiri-boshi) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations.

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Nu2 Canis Majoris and Sirius Comparison

Nu2 Canis Majoris has 23 relations, while Sirius has 307. As they have in common 12, the Jaccard index is 3.64% = 12 / (23 + 307).


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