Dog Star

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Synonyms for Dog Star

the brightest star in the sky

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Also a huge thank you to the Huddersfield Examiner and in particular to Natasha Maskery and Editor Roy Wright for the professional manner in which they have organised and presented the Dog Star Award scheme for us.
Child actor Raul Griffiths, 11, who has appeared in Casualty, Trollied and Merlin and has secured himself a role as a young Neil Armstong in the film Dog Star Days
The Dog Star was regarded by the ancient Greeks as the bringer of scorching heat, because its early-morning rising coincided with the hottest summer days of July and August.
Known as the Dog Star what is the name of the brightest star in the night sky?
It also relates to the Dog Star, Sirius, which rises with the sun in the summer.
Wish Upon A Dog Star lays down the gauntlet, all old-fashioned rawk'n'roll just in time for the band's Donington debut.
Gerry says the dog star and his understudy puppy pals are Bobby dazzlers.
During the dog days of summer (although technically over August 11, when Sirius, the Dog Star, stopped rising at the same time as the sun), let's take time out for a chuckle or two.
The brewery says this beer, named for the Dog Star, is intended to "celebrate the return of the salubrious spring.
Studio Dog Star Publishing, stationery, publishing, gifts,
Tote: 5 Droopys Dietmar, 6 Ninja Lark, 8 Slinky, 10 Cash The Deal, Drive On Bess, Farloe Wager, Fifty Quid More, 12 Nattitude, 14 Pitch Rocket, Sammai, 16 Dog Star, 20 Craigdale Kid, Droopys Bart, Harry Potto, Joe Drive On, Shes Our Star, 25 Almushahar, Cannyjim Blue, Chicita Girl, Headitondanny, Nikitas Pride, 33 Flowing River, Langley Rocket, Lethal Baron, Morgan Bluebell, Rhincrew Droopys, Spout Mor, 50 Girls Aloud, Stormy Ruby, 66 Head Hanster, Hillook Becca, Proud Choice, Proud Peg Gain, Shenty Star, Snoozy Sam, White Oak Chey
You would have been watching Dog Star Man (1964), a much-revered but little-seen experimental film by the prolific director Stan Brakhage, being broadcast as part of the Sundance Channel's month-long salute to non-narrative filmmaking.
Among his landmark works are Window Water Baby Moving (1959), Mothlight (1963), Dog Star Man (1964), The Act of Seeing With One's Own Eyes (1971) and The Text of Light (1974).
His first book was The Dog Star (1950), a novel depicting the effect of a friend's suicide on a sensitive youth living on the seamy side of life.
Sirius, the dog star, associated with the dog days of summer and the attendant sickness and drought, was classified with such incontrovertibly red objects as Mars and Antares.