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").

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Northern Star
Wega
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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flagGreece
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flagSweden
76%
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flagBangladesh
73%
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flagFrance
72%
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flagAustralia
67%
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flagSwitzerland
65%
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flagGermany
63%
21%
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8%
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flagPoland
62%
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11%
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flagthe United States
61%
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13%
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flagthe United Kingdom
61%
16%
7%
14%
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flagIndia
60%
14%
8%
16%
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flagRepublic of Ireland
57%
14%
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19%
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flagthe Netherlands
56%
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5%
18%
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flagPakistan
52%
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15%
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flagSpain
52%
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flagUnknown
47%
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flagthe Philippines
47%
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9%
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21
flagCanada
33%
22%
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flagNorway
26%
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20%
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Gender

men52%
women62%
Sirius
52%
63%
Proxima Centauri
22%
21%
Northern Star
8%
6%
Wega
17%
9%

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Which star is called the "Dog Star"?
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Author: Krzysztof Moskal
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