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Orion (constellation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Orion - The Constellation Home Page File:Orion constellation map.png - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Orion

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Astronomy in Ancient Civilisations
It is a pity that the myths of ancient civilisations are so easily dismissed as the musings of savage minds, as it is subsequently easy to overlook the fact that many of their myths were encryptions of their astronomical knowledge. The best example of this...
Modern Science >> Astronomy
Sothis was the goddess personifying the dog-star Sirius, the bright appearance of which in the July dawn sky announced the annual flooding of the Nile. The Egyptian name of the goddess was "Sopdet", from which came the Greek Sothis, normally used in...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Origin of the Zodiac Signs
Zodiac is that imaginary belt encircling the earth through which the sun, moon, and the planets pass during the year.
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Astrology >> The Moon
People of the Book: Fighting the Holy War
At the heart of most of the world's great religions, there is a sacred text. This is usually a compilation of the words of the enlightened founder of the path or the interpretations of the life and teachings of this founder. Within this text is contained the...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
ASTRONICA: Blessing or Nightmare for Astrology?
If NASA's engineers only had eleventh-century astronomy knowledge, do you think they could have landed the "Rover" on Mars? If modern day astrophysicists could only make use of ancient Assyrian astronomy, do you think they would have been able to...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Modern Science >> Astronomy

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Stellar Nursery in the Orion Nebula
Feb 21, 2006 light in the hunter's sword in the Orion constellation. The following images of the Orion constellation show emissions nebulae.
Orion: the Star Gospel Symbol for Many Bible Heroes
One of these is Orion, a decan of Taurus, the Bull. Let me show you how complex this constellation's meaning can become when the Bible is used to decipher it.
Constellation Legends
which stung Orion on the heel causing him to die in great pain. But in honor of his great service to the gods, Zeus placed his constellation in the sky.
Orion in 3D
Orion in 3D. Grade: 6 Unit: Space. Curriculum Outcome: 302-13 Identify constellations in the night sky.
In this activity, students will start with something familiar — the well-known constellation, Orion — and look at it in the way that an astronomer would look at it .

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Traces of Oxygen Molecules Found In Orion Constellation: NASA
In a revelation, it came to notice that oxygen molecules were found in the space.
Oxygen molecules detected in Orion constellation
For the first time, molecular variety of Oxygen has been discovered in space in Orion constellation of stars which forms clouds.
Index topping formation resolved, down volume expands
that extend outward nearly infinite light years past the star Alnitak in the Orion Constellation, but the Standard and Poor's Corporation gave a giant thumbs up to those Congressional efforts by downgrading US debt for the first time in 70 years!
Reaching for the stars in Mentone
“As soon as I saw the Orion Nebula - a cloud of dust in the Orion constellation - I was hooked. “I joined the whole family up to MPAS and we started going regularly.” Two years ago, the Mentone resident begin taking photographs of the night sky.
Perseid Meteor Shower Peak is early hours of August 13 - How to find the
To find Perseus constellation, look to the northeastern sky and find the Orion constellation and the brightest star inside of it. Then look for Cassiopeia constellation, which looks like a W.

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Orion (constellation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Orion, often referred to as The Hunter, is a prominent constellation located on the celestial equator and visible throughout the world.
Orion Constellation
About Orion Constellation, The Great Nebula, Rigel, Betelgeuse, and The Horsehead Nebula.
Includes images, sky charts, descriptions of stars within, and myths.
Orion, the Hunter | StarDate Online
Orion - The Constellations Web Page
This is said to explain the astronomical fact that Orion and the Bow (an older version of the constellation) drops below the horizon for two months every spring.

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