Canis Minor

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Synonyms for Canis Minor

a constellation to the east of Orion


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Objects in Canis Major and Canis Minor Object Type Magnitude(v) Size/Sep ADS 6366 Croup Possible cluster 7.
Beside Orion are its alleged hunting dogs, Canis Major and Canis Minor with their respective bright stars, Sirius and Procyon.
Why, yes - right alongside are Canis Major and Canis Minor with their bright eyes, Sirius and Procyon.
Gagarin's trip around the world lasted two hours, and for a part of that time, when he was on the night side of the Earth, he was joined by the stars on this month's map, including Canis Major and Canis Minor.