30.7 MB (1.8 MB compressed)
3990 x 2692 pixels
33.8 x 22.9 cm ⏐ 13.3 x 9.0 in (300dpi)
JOHN SANFORD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY JOHN SANFORD / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Dog Star. Optical image with star filter of the Dog Star, Sirius, in the constellation of Canis Major. Sirius (centre) is the brightest star in the sky and one of the nearest to Earth at a distance of 8.7 light years.
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