Procyon B (Alpha Canis Minoris B) is a white dwarf star that can be located in the constellation of CanisMinor. The star can not be seen by the naked eye, you need a telescope to see it.
Alpha Canis Minoris B is the Bayer Classification for the star.
More details on star alternative names can be found at Star Names.
Procyon B has a spectral type of DQZ. This means the star is a white dwarf star. Procyon B lies at a distance of 11.41 light years away from our Sun and our planet Earth or to put it another way, 3.50 parsecs away from the Sun.
Magnitude, whether it be apparent/visual or absolute magnitude is measured by a number, the smaller the number, the brighter the Star is. Our own Sun is the brightest star and therefore has the lowest of all magnitudes, -26.74. A faint star will have a high number.
Procyon B is an estimated 11.41 light years from our Solar System (Earth and Sun). It would take a spaceship 11.41 years travelling at the speed of light to get there. We don't have a space ship that can travel that distance or at that speed yet.
|Alternative Names||Alpha Canis Minoris B|
|Star Type||Dwarf Star|
|Right Ascension (R.A.)||07h 39m 18.54|
|Distance from the Sun / Earth||11.41 Light Years|
|Associated / Clustered Stars||Procyon|
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