Wide-field view of the region of the sky where Betelgeuse is located

This image shows the location of the red supergiant star Betelgeuse in the constellation of Orion (the Hunter). Betelgeuse can be seen quite easily without the need for a telescope as the right shoulder of Orion, as highlighted in this diagram.

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ESO/N. Risinger (skysurvey.org)

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Auðkenni:eso2109g
Tegund:Skýringarmynd
Útgáfudagur:Jún 16, 2021, 17:00 CEST
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso2109
Stærð:5000 x 2500 px

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Nafn:Betelgeuse
Tegund:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Supergiant
Flokkur:Stars

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