Canes Venatici as depicted by Johannes Hevelius in his Firmamentum Sobiescianum sive Uranographia (1687). Source image provided by www.RareMaps.com — Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps Inc.
Canes Venatici respresents Asterion and Chara, the hunting dogs of Bootes. They lead him in persuit of the bears Ursa Major and Ursa Minor. They are frequently show as greyhounds.
These are the stars in Canes Venatici with a minimum magnitude of 3.0.