Canis Minor and Monoceros in 3D

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The image painted on the base grid is the relevant 2,890 ly x 2,890 ly section of the NASA/JPL-Caltech Milky Way map. The nearly complete circle in the corner of the image is the smallest circle centered around the Sun in the NASA/JPL-Caltech Milky Way map, a circle with a radius of 750 light years. The base grid parallels the galactic plane, and lies 90.6 light years below the actual galactic plane.

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Canis Minor and Monoceros Viewed From Earth

Constellations Canis Minor and Monoceros


Bright Stars in the Constellations


Bright Stars and Near Stars