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The constellation Orion

Duration: 01:32

Dr Chris Lintott gives a tour of the stars that make up Orion, The Hunter, a constellation easily seen during the winter months in the northern hemisphere. This includes the instantly recognisable Orion's Belt - a diagonal line of three stars under which hangs a sword - a vertical collection of stars and nebulae.

Available since: Wed 10 Aug 2011

Credits

Series Producer
Jane Fletcher
Presenter
Patrick Moore
Presenter
Chris Lintott
Executive Producer
William Lyons
Series Producer
Jane Fletcher
Presenter
Patrick Moore
Presenter
Chris Lintott
Executive Producer
William Lyons
Series Producer
Jane Fletcher
Presenter
Patrick Moore
Presenter
Chris Lintott
Executive Producer
William Lyons

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The Sky at Night Orion the Hunter

Sir Patrick Moore and the Sky at Night team explore the winter constellation of Orion.

First broadcast: 31 Jan 2011

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