Why do some planets appear brighter than the brightest stars?

The planets are incomparably closer to us than the stars, therefore the sun’s light reflected by the planets is brighter than the own light of distant stars. For example, the planet Venus is, on average, 10 times brighter than the brightest star in the sky, Sirius.

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