Adhara (ε Canis Majoris)
A binary star, in the constellation → Canis Major, 470 → light-years distant from Earth. The main star possesses an apparent magnitude of +1.5 and belongs to the spectral classification B2 II. The +7.5 magnitude companion star is 7''.5 apart from the main star.
Adhara, from Ar. adhârâ "virgins," plural of adhrâ' "virgin".
Azârâ, from Ar. Adhara.