May 8, 2021
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The Brightest Star In The Night Sky Rises Today (And No, It’s Not The North Star) – Forbes

Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky.
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Still doing quizzes on Zoom? If you areand youre having to make-up questionheres one almost everyone gets wrong:
Whats the brightest star in the night sky?
The most popular answer is always the same: the North Star.
No, the brightest star in the night sky is not the North Star.
Its Sirius, a bright, blue star that this weekend becomes briefly visible in the daytime sky for the first time since winter for those of us in the northern hemi…

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