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Orion the Hunter

The great winter constellation of Orion is easily visible, with its ruby red star Betelgeuse and distinctive shape. It is also home to the Orion nebula, our nearest stellar nursery, where thousands of stars are being born. Sir Patrick Moore and the Sky at Night team take us on a tour of this magnificent constellation and its jewels.

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20 minutes

Last on

Sat 5 Feb 2011 12:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterPatrick Moore
Series ProducerJane Fletcher
Executive ProducerWilliam Lyons
PresenterChris Lintott

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