Orion

The Hunter

Orion

  1. Orion is named after a hunter in Greek Mythology
  2. Orion's brightest star is Rigel.
  3. 7 stars with unknown planets.
  4. Orion has 10 of the brightest stars in the sky.
  5. His hunting dogs, Canis Major and Canis Minor, are near him.
  6. 26th constellation in size.
  7. Other constellations located by it are Eridanus, Gemini, Lepus, Monoceros, and Taurus.
  8. Rigel is the 6th brightest star.
  9. The 2nd brightest star in Orion is Betelgeuse.

Other Cool Facts

One half Orion is in the Northern Hemisphere, the other is in the Southern.