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Top 10 Brightest Stars

By February 13, 2006

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Stars are more than little dots of light in the night sky. Stars are massive shining spheres of hot gas, the closest of which is our Sun. Here are the Top 10 Brightest stars as seen from Earth.
Image Credit: NASA, ESA and G. Bacon (STScI)
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