a Doradus

Alpha Doradus is a blue-ish star with a visual magnitude of 3.6, the brightest star in a relatively faint constellation.

The star is easily found with the naked eye twelve degrees west-southwest of Canopus (alpha Carinae), and is the brightest star in this quite bleak region: binoculars.


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1999-2000 by Richard Dibon-Smith.