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.