Greater Dog

Greater Dog

[′grād·ər ¦dȯg]
(astronomy)
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That's when we can see M44, Cancer's Beehive Cluster, at its most bee-yootifully bright and prominent; appreciate Procyon in its own right, divorced from Sirius, the greater Dog Star; and, with a telescope, split Castor cleanly into two bright bluish stars and one faint red dwarf.
It is Sirius in Canis Major who is the greater dog and he trots after his master's heels to the left and below Saiph.
We applaud Tufts and the greater dog community for working together to see that man's (and woman's) best friend can still enjoy an unspoiled piece of dog heaven right here on Earth.

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