The constellation of Orion showing the region shown in a new APEX image

This chart shows the famous constellation of Orion (The Hunter). This map shows most of the stars visible to the unaided eye under good conditions, and the region shown in a spectacular new image from the ESO-operated Atacama Pathfinder Experiment (APEX) in Chile is highlighted with a red square on the image.


ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Release date:15 May 2013, 12:00
Related releases:eso1321
Size:3338 x 4302 px

About the Object

Type:Milky Way : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

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