Mirzam

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Mirzam

(meer -zahm) See Canis Major.
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Although the latter is known as Beta Canis Majoris, it's not the second-brightest star of the Big Dog but rather the fourth-brightest.
Forming a triangle with Sirius and Beta Canis Majoris is the open cluster M41.
I leave it to the reader's imagination as to why pictures of the mineral barite, a giant floating soap bubble, an old mercury barometer, and six balloons are linked to the stars Alphard, Beta Canis Majoris, Chi Lupi, and HZ 21, respectively.