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Zodiac: Libra
Sep 24 - Oct 23
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Orion (Orion)

This constellation belongs to the zodiac. Its time of the year is between and . This constellation does not belong to the zodiac. It's brightest star is (not in database).
Neighboring constellations are Taurus, Eridanus, Lepus, Monoceros, and Gemini.
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Latin name:  Orion (Ori)
English name:  Orion
Abbreviation:  Ori
Zodiac:  Constellation does not belong to the zodiac.
Brightest star:  (not in database)

Objects in Orion

A selection of interesting objects visible with a telescope.
M78 (NGC 2068)
a reflection nebula in the constellation Orion
Image credit: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona
License: creative commons (cc) Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

M42 (NGC 1976, Orion Nebula)
a diffuse nebula in the constellation Orion
Image credit: Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona
License: creative commons (cc) Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

M43 (NGC 1982)
a diffuse nebula in the constellation Orion
Image credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA
License: creative commons (cc) Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

NGC 2174 (Monkey Head Nebula)
a diffuse nebula in the constellation Orion
Image credit: NASA, ESA, and The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA).
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