In Greek mythology, Orion was a giant huntsman whom Zeus placed among the
stars as the ... The story of the adventures of Orion, the hunter, is the one on
which we have the most evidence (and even o...
Orion (spelt Ὠρίων in Greek) is the most splendid of constellations, befitting a ...
Homer in the Odyssey describes Orion as a giant hunter, armed with an ...
The figure of Orion the Hunter, as imagined by Johannes Hevelius in the 1600s.
Other artists have drawn Orion differently, sometimes facing us. Diagram ...
Jan 21, 2016 ... Now is a great time to see Orion the Hunter, one of the best-loved constellations
in the sky.
The constellation is also known as the Hunter, as it is associated with one in
Greek mythology. It represents the mythical hunter Orion, who is often depicted in
Orion, the hunter of Taurus the bull, and Lepus the hare. Followed faithfully by his
companions Canis Major, and Canis Minor, he is the dominator of the northern ...
Orion, in Greek mythology, a giant and very handsome hunter who was identified
as early as Homer (Iliad, Book XVIII) with the constellation known by his name.
You'll always know it's the sky's brightest star, Sirius, if the very noticeable
constellation Orion the Hunter is nearby.
Tonight – or any January evening – look for the constellation Orion the Hunter. It's
probably the easiest to pick out of all the constellations in the winter sky.
Orion the Hunter - ghost of the summer dawn - returns to the eastern predawn sky
each year in late summer. Watch for it in late July and early August!