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Gazette Premium Content Searching the stars for Canis Minor

By Steamboat Today - Updated: February 24, 2014 at 6:42 pm
By Steamboat Today - Updated: February 24, 2014 at 6:42 pm • Published: February 24, 2014

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...

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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.

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