Canis Major

Ground-based image of Orion, Canis Minor and Canis major [Credit: Akira Fujii]

Ground-based image of Orion, Canis Minor and Canis Major [Credit: Akira Fujii]


The great Overdog
That heavenly beast
With a star in one eye
Gives a leap in the east.

He dances upright
All the way to the west
And never once drops
On his forefeet to rest.

I’m a poor underdog,
But to-night I will bark
With the great Overdog
That romps through the dark.

–Robert Frost

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