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
answers
flagthe United Arab Emirates
88%
5%
0%
5%
18
flagGreece
83%
16%
0%
0%
12
flagAustralia
80%
8%
4%
4%
25
flagBangladesh
72%
9%
0%
18%
11
flagSweden
71%
14%
7%
7%
14
flagFrance
70%
20%
0%
10%
30
flagItaly
70%
20%
10%
0%
10
flagthe United States
62%
14%
7%
12%
229
flagGermany
62%
21%
6%
9%
106
flagPoland
61%
17%
8%
11%
8355
flagthe United Kingdom
60%
16%
8%
14%
200
flagIndia
60%
14%
7%
16%
120
flagRepublic of Ireland
55%
15%
10%
20%
20
flagthe Netherlands
51%
20%
6%
20%
29
flagSpain
50%
25%
6%
12%
16
flagthe Philippines
50%
28%
7%
14%
14
flagUnknown
46%
24%
10%
18%
594
flagCzech Republic
40%
30%
0%
30%
10
flagCanada
28%
21%
14%
35%
14
flagNorway
23%
23%
23%
30%
13

Gender

men51%
women62%
Sirius
51%
62%
Proxima Centauri
22%
22%
Northern Star
8%
6%
Wega
17%
9%

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Which star is called the "Dog Star"?
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Author: Krzysztof Moskal
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