Canis Minor KAY nis MY nor The Lesser Dog
Star Name Coords. Dist.(ly) Mag. Spect. Type of Star Features, etc.
Procyon
say: "pro-SIGH-on"
Alpha Canis Minoris
7h 39' 18.1
+5 13' 30
11.3 .4 F5 IV Yellow-White
Sub-Giant
1 Companion
White Dwarf
8th Brightest
star in the sky
14th Nearest known
Gomeisa
say: "go-MAY-sa"
Beta Canis Minoris
7h 27' 9
+8 17' 21
170 2.89 B8 V Blue
Main Sequence
Gamma
Canis Minoris
7h 28' 9.7
+8 55' 32
400 4.33 K3 III Orange Giant