Canis Minor - Smaller Dog

Astronomy

Fixed Stars

Procyon: A Binary star which pulsates yellow and white and is about 11 light years away from Earth.

Western Mythologies

Babylonians

Egyptians

Some writters refer to this constelations as Anubis representing the dog head as it always raises just before Sirius the dog star.

Phoenicians

Greek

The little dog is one of Orions hounds, however other attributes also occur. This is the hunting dog of Diana, alternatively the faithfull fog pof Maera which belonged to Icatus discovered by his daughter Erigone.

Roman

Arabic

European Indigenous Mythologies

"Q" Celts

Irish:

"P" Celts

Breton:

Welsh:

Astrocelt 1998

Last updated 09/03/2004