Our Brightest Star

Even in this night without true darkness,
I see you rising slowly after midnight.
I see you in the southern dawn.
Faithful dog, at the end of Orion’s
astral belt. Stay, my Sirius. Good boy.



The brightest star visible from any part of Earth is Sirius in the constellation Canis Major the Greater Dog. Sirius is sometimes called the Dog Star.      Learn more