Essays Tagged: "Procyon"

Procyon A

The Procyon System is located about 11.4 light-years from our Sun, Sol. Procyon A, or Alpha Canis Minori ... rightest and most easily located naked-eye star of the Constellation Canis Minor (the Smaller Dog). Procyon is also the upper left member of the "Winter Triangle", whose other components are Sirius (A ... t lower left and Betelgeuse (Alpha Orionis) at right center.( A has a close companion star B, which make up a binary star system. Procyon A a ...

(9 pages) 33 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Space