A Field Book of the Stars/Canis Minor
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CANIS MINOR (ka'-nis mi'-nor)—THE LESSER DOG. (Face West.)
The light from Procyon is golden yellow. Four degrees north-west of it is the third-magnitude star Gomeisa.two small stars forming a right-angled triangle with it.
Procyon was distinctly mentioned by Ptolemy.