The figure of Orion the Hunter, as imagined by Johannes Hevelius in the 1600s. Other artists have drawn Orion differently, sometimes facing us.
Orion more than a constellation It’s a global phenomenon. The Orion constellation is a pattern of stars that is repeated in monuments throughout the ancient world, from Egypt to Mexico, this constella
A constellation is simply a collection of stars, imaginatively linked together to represent a person, animal or object in the night sky. In this way astronomers are better able to organize the heav…
The International Astronomical Union recognizes 88 constellations covering the entire northern and southern sky. Here is a selection of the most familiar and easily seen constellations in the northern