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Canis Major, the Great Dog, is visible during the winter months in the Northern Hemisphere.
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Canis Major

Canis Major is known as the Great Dog. In Greek myth, it is one of Orion's hunting dogs. Many cultures saw the shape of a dog in this constellation.

Sirius is the brightest star in the sky. It is also the nose of the dog in the constellation.You can find Sirius if you look southeast of Orion.

Canis Major is seen in the months of November through March. See if you can find the shape of the Great Dog in the sky!

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