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Canis Major, the Greater Dog

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


Featured Images

Sirius, Mirzam, and M41 in Canis Major, the big dog

Doggie Treats March 11, 2018

Canis Major

The Big Dog February 20, 2018

Superflare on one of the stars of DG Canum Venaticorum

Tiny Star, Big Outburst December 3, 2014

Radio Programs

Caroline’s Cluster A surprising star cluster January 14, 2016

Aludra The showiest “dog” star of all January 13, 2016

The Dog’s Tail The big dog wags its tail — after this. January 12, 2016

Bright Paw The big dog’s brilliant paw February 12, 2015