What is the second brightest star in the night time sky, after Sirius?

Arcturus
Canopus
Vega
Procyon
Canopus is the brightest star in the southern constellation of Carina, and the second brightest star in the night time sky, after Sirius. Its name is generally considered to originate from the mythological Canopus, who was a navigator for Menelaus, king of Sparta.
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flagthe United States
12%
52%
29%
6%
99
flagSwitzerland
13%
40%
33%
13%
15
flagUnknown
30%
40%
20%
10%
10
flagIndia
20%
39%
31%
8%
129
flagGreece
15%
30%
38%
15%
13
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
30%
60%
10%
10
flagPoland
21%
22%
44%
12%
1056
flagGermany
23%
19%
45%
9%
161
flagAustria
8%
16%
69%
5%
36
flagFrance
58%
16%
16%
8%
12
flagAustralia
21%
10%
52%
15%
19
flagthe United Kingdom
30%
7%
42%
20%
40