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A rare yellow-white supergiant star 300 light-years away in the constellation Carina.

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More Canopus A bright star to steer by March 2, 2018

Canopus The night sky’s runner-up March 1, 2018

Canopus III Navigating by a bright star February 23, 2015

Canopus II Pinning down a giant star February 22, 2015

Canopus Sailing across southern skies February 21, 2015

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Sirius and Canopus, early evening, early March

Gold and Silver March 1, 2018

Canopus, the second-brightest star in the night sky, from the space station

Stellar Beacon February 24, 2015