Sirius the Dog Star

The Dog Days of Summer The word Sirius is Latin for “scorching” derived from the Greek name.  From Cairo, in August, the Sun is about 15 degrees north of the equator and Sirius is 15 degrees south of the equator.  The heliacal rising of Sirius, namely the day it becomes visible just before sunrise after moving far… Continue Reading Sirius the Dog Star

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