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The great constellation

The great constellation

Orion the Hunter is shown here in all its glory. The Hunter’s belt lies to the right of center, copper-colored Betelgeuse is at bottom left and brilliant, super-hot blue Rigel is at upper right. The imager combined some exposures through a Hydrogen-alpha filter to capture the vast amount of red emission nebulosity.

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