"Fifth-brightest star in the night sky" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 10 Dec 2023

"Fifth-brightest star in the night sky" NYT crossword answer is:

VEGA (4 letters length)

The answer for "Fifth-brightest star in the night sky" crossword clue is listed above to help you solve the puzzle you are currently working on.

The fifth-brightest star in the night sky is Sirius, also known as the Dog Star. It is located in the constellation Canis Major and is the brightest star in the night sky, with a visual apparent magnitude of -1.46. It is a binary star system composed of a white main-sequence star and a faint white dwarf companion. Sirius is visible in the northern and southern hemispheres and is a popular sight for stargazers.

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Mathew Cooper
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He dedicates himself to ensuring that the thrill of puzzle-solving remains accessible to all. With a deep passion for puzzles and a profound understanding of language, Mathew has made significant contributions to the crossword puzzle community. Outside of his day-to-day job, Mathew is a big fan of trivia and general knowledge topics. He has been known to join trivia contests with friends, making for an enjoyable night out on the town. A certified pet lover, he owns 2 cats — Downey and Alexander. They feel quite at home on his work table, nestled among some of his unsolved crossword puzzles. His goal for NYT Crossword Daily is for the website to become the premiere platform for puzzle enthusiasts worldwide.