[genus] Procyon lotor Procyon pygmaeus Procyon is a genus of nocturnal mammals, comprising three species commonly known as raccoons, in the family Procyonidae. The most familiar species, the common raccoon (P. lotor), is often known simply as "the" raccoon, as the two other raccoon species i...
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Procyon (α CMi, α Canis Minoris, Alpha Canis Minoris) is the brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor. To the naked eye, it appears to be a single star, the seventh brightest in the night sky with a visual apparent magnitude of 0.34. It is actually a binary star system, consisting of a whi...
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- the brightest star in Canis Minor
- type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons
(Alpha Canis Minoris ) Procyon Credit: Daniel Perlman, Berkeley The brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor, the eighth brightest star in the sky, and the easternmost star of the Winter Triangle. Its Greek name means “before the dog,” since in north...
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Procyon (prō'sēon") , brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor; Bayer designation α Canis Minoris; 1992 position R.A. 7h38.9m, Dec.+5°15'. A yellow-white star of spectral class F5 IV-V, it is one of the nearer bright stars, lying about 11.5 light-years away. ...
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Brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor and the eighth-brightest star in the night sky. Procyon is a white star 11.4 light years from the Sun, with a mass 1.7 times that of the Sun. It has a white dwarf companion that orbits it every 40 years. The name, derived from Greek, means `before the ...
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1) Binary 2) Binary star 3) Double star 4) Procyon
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