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Transcript
By Nakwan Walker
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It’s the brightest star in the constellation Leo
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The star’s name regulus comes from the
Latin word Rex which means King
It is associated with many cultures like the
Greeks , Arabs, and Ancient Babylon
It also is know as one of the four Royal Stars
of the Heavens
 These four stars are thought to
be sentinels watching over other
stars and make a fixed cross to
heaven
 It spins rapidly on its axis
st
the 21 brightest star that
It’s
can be seen from earth
 Its hotter and bigger than our
sun
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Its around the age of 1
billion years old!!!!
Its about 15,400⁰ K
Its about 15,713⁰ C
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It is well placed in the evening sky during
about January to June
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Its about 77 light-years away.
Its puts out nearly 350 times the energy the
sun does
http://earthsky.org/brightest-stars/best-regulus-the-heartof-the-lion
 http://en.esstatic.us/upl/2010/06/regulus_sun_comparison.jpeg
 http://www.clker.com/cliparts/2/3/8/f/11954335252025281875
red_cross_joshua_dwire_03.svg.med.png
 http://astrobob.areavoices.com/astrobob/images/Moon_Ma
rs_May_19_2010.jpg
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