Which star is called the "Dog Star"?

Sirius
Proxima Centauri
Northern Star
Wega
Sirius (also known as dog-­days, the Dog Star, and α CM) is the bright­est and one of the closest stars of the night sky, located in the con­stel­la­tion Canis Major (Latin for "Great Dog").

Answers distribution

Sirius
Proxima Centauri
Northern Star
Wega
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
90%
10%
0%
0%
10
flagAustralia
76%
7%
7%
7%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
67%
13%
8%
10%
128
flagFrance
66%
19%
0%
14%
21
flagSpain
66%
16%
0%
8%
12
flagPoland
62%
17%
8%
11%
4934
flagGermany
62%
22%
5%
9%
54
flagthe United States
61%
16%
8%
11%
168
flagIndia
58%
18%
6%
15%
58
flagUU
48%
38%
6%
6%
31
flagRepublic of Ireland
40%
20%
13%
26%
15
flagthe Netherlands
40%
26%
6%
26%
15
flagCanada
30%
23%
15%
30%
13
flagNorway
27%
27%
27%
18%
11

Gender

men58%
women62%
Sirius
58%
62%
Proxima Centauri
20%
22%
Northern Star
6%
6%
Wega
14%
9%

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Author: Krzysztof Moskal
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