Pronunciation of the Twenty-one Brightest Stars





    Star: Pronunciation:
    Sirius SEAR-ee-us
    Canopus kah-NO-puss
    Alpha Centauri AL-fah sen-Taur-eye
    Arcturas ark-TOOR-us
    Vega VEE-gah
    Capella kah-PELL-ah
    Rigel RYE-jíl
    Procyon PRO-see-on
    Achernar AY-ker-nar
    Betelgeuse BETíl-jooz
    Beta Centauri BAY-tah cen-TAUR-eye
    Altair al-TARE
    Aldebaran al-deb-ah-RAN
    Acrux AY-krux
    Antares an-TARE-eez
    Spica SPY-kah
    Pollux PAUL-ux
    Formalhaut foo-mal-HOUT
    Deneb DEN-ebb
    Beta Crucis BAY-tah KROO-sis
    Regulus REG-yoo-luss



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