(well-known constellation in the northern hemisphere)
Orion is a well-known constellation visible from both hemispheres
(spanning the equator)
with heavily-studied stars and features, named after
the hunter from ancient Greek mythology, Orion.
Some prominent stars:
Among the other "stars" is the Orion Nebula,
the middle of three stars descending from the
belt, seen as Orion's sword.
Referenced by pages:
Herschel Orion Protostar Survey (HOPS)
Orion Nebula Cluster (ONC)
Orion Molecular Cloud Complex
Orion Nebula (M42)
right ascension (RA)