LS Canis Majoris

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LS Canis Majoris is an eclipsing binary star located around 1018 light years from Earth in the constellation Canis Major.[1] The apparent magnitude ranges from 5.57 to 5.6. The component stars are blue-white giant stars of spectral types B2III or IV and B3III or IV respectively.[2] It can be found with a right ascension of 7h 01m 5.95s and a declination of -25°12'56.3".


  1. ^ "LS Canis Majoris - Eclipsing Binary". SIMBAD Astronomical Database. Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Watson, Christopher (4 January 2010). "LS Canis Majoris". AAVSO Website. American Association of Variable Star Observers. Retrieved 2 March 2014.