Dog Star


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  • noun

Synonyms for Dog Star

the brightest star in the sky

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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.
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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).
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.
The dog days of summer: it's the sultry season when Sirius, the dog star, aligns with the sun.
This year we had our first Dog Star Awards and nobody there could have failed to be moved by the owners' own accounts of why their dogs are true Dog Stars.
1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dog Days of Summer are named for the star Sirius, the Dog Star, and is associated with hot weather in July and August.
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Raul Griffiths, 11, from Pentyrch, Cardiff, will play a young version of the first man to land on the moon in the upcoming film Dog Star Days.
And the children were delighted when Mr Dunbar was joined by a special assistant - his dog Star.
Naipaul' 9 The first woman to walk in space' 10 During that period the dog star Sirius rises with the Sun.
But he gets more than puppy love when he discovers his new pooch Hubble, voiced by Inspector Gadget star Matthew Broderick, is actually an interplanetary scout from the Dog Star Sirius
The beer is named for Sirius, the dog star, but the name has double meaning for this "serious" ale, with its 1.