Daily Archives: January 25, 2021

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Orion Constellation

Orion

Orion makes his way across the Night Sky during the coldest and least hospitable (to most night time observers) months of the year. The mid-spring observing session will be the last “official” opportunity to observe Orion before he disappears behind the Western horizon until the most nocturnal of us can next see him in our Eastern sky before sunrise in late August. Betelgeuse (pronounced “Betelgeuse Betelgeuse Betelgeuse!” – marking his right shoulder; a red super giant of very orange-ish color even without binoculars) Bellatrix – the left shoulder (so you now know the Constellation is facing us as originally defined) […]