- a first-magnitude star in the constellation Canis Minor.
Origin of Procyon
Examples from the Web for procyon
Historical Examples of procyon
I'm going to Procyon on the Valhalla at the end of this week.
Canopus and Deneb, Rigel and Procyon, he would visit them all.
And the Valhalla was still bound on its long journey to Procyon.
The agouara (Procyon cancrivorus) is frequently met with in Mexico.Adventures of a Young Naturalist
Another predicted one, belonging to Procyon, has not yet been seen.Pioneers of Science
- the brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor, a binary with a very faint companion. Visual magnitude: 0.34; spectral type: F5IV; distance: 114 light years
Word Origin for Procyon
- A very bright binary star in the constellation Canis Minor, with an apparent magnitude of 0.34. Scientific name: Alpha Canis Minoris.