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
92%
7%
0%
0%
13
flagAustralia
77%
9%
4%
4%
22
flagBangladesh
72%
9%
0%
18%
11
flagSweden
72%
9%
9%
9%
11
flagItaly
70%
20%
10%
0%
10
flagFrance
67%
21%
0%
10%
28
flagPoland
62%
17%
8%
10%
7000
flagthe United States
62%
15%
7%
12%
218
flagthe United Kingdom
61%
15%
8%
14%
185
flagIndia
61%
13%
7%
16%
106
flagSpain
61%
23%
0%
7%
13
flagGermany
59%
22%
7%
10%
76
flagRepublic of Ireland
55%
15%
10%
20%
20
flagthe Philippines
53%
30%
7%
7%
13
flagthe Netherlands
50%
16%
8%
25%
24
flagUnknown
48%
25%
9%
16%
337
flagCanada
28%
21%
14%
35%
14
flagNorway
23%
23%
23%
30%
13

Gender

men54%
women62%
Sirius
54%
62%
Proxima Centauri
22%
21%
Northern Star
7%
6%
Wega
15%
9%

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