Canis Major

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Related to Canis Major constellation: Sirius, Canis Minor constellation
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Synonyms for Canis Major

a constellation to the southeast of Orion

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Mr Smith added: "We chose a star in the Canis Major constellation because Sirius, the brightest star in the sky, is part of it and we thought it would be easy for Harriet's schoolfriends to spot." Andrew Wood, headteacher of Porthcawl Primary School, said: "All our thoughts are with Harriet's family at this time.