Canis Major, the Greater Dog

A constellation containing the brightest star in the entire night sky, brilliant Sirius


Canis Major, the Great Dog Canis Major loyally follows its mythical master...

Radio Programs

Adhara A different view of a hot star Thursday, January 30, 2014
Wezen Dumping chemicals into space Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Mirzam Revving up a celestial dog Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Adhara Another impressive “dog” star Saturday, March 2, 2013
The Big Dog Biting into a bright constellation Sunday, January 29, 2012
The Big Dog A constellation with a bite Friday, March 25, 2011
M46 and M47 Two prominent "families" of stars Saturday, February 26, 2011
Chasing Dogs Chasing a pair of dogs Saturday, September 25, 2010
Dog Stars Challenging the leader of the pack Saturday, January 16, 2010
The Big Dog A constellation with a bite Saturday, January 31, 2009

Featured Images

Planetary Nursery Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Dog Stars Saturday, January 31, 2009
Gassy Star Tuesday, February 12, 2008


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