Steamboat Springs - It's tough always to be standing in someone else's limelight and never feel appreciated for whom you are. I imagine that's how Canis Minor, the constellation of the Little Dog, must feel running alongside his larger, better-known companion, Canis Major, the Big Dog.
Canis Major has its flashy alpha star, Sirius, outshining all of the other stars in the area, even Canis Minor's very bright star Procyon. So, I'm dedicating this Celestial News to all the "little dogs" out there, and Canis Minor in particular. For the complete story visit here.