Orion, The Hunter, is one of the most recognizable constellations in the night sky and is easily located by his belt of three bright stars Alnitak (Zeta Orionis), Alnilam (Epsilon Orionis) and Mintaka (Delta Orionis) – one of the most prominent asterisms in the night sky. Orion’s shoulder is marked by the red supergiant Betelgeuse (Alpha Orionis), and his left leg is marked by the blue-white supergiant Rigel (Beta Orionis). Orion is generally shown as a hunter attacking Taurus, the Bull, with an upraised club. According to Greek mythology, Orion was killed by Scorpius, and the two were placed on the opposite sides of the sky from each other so that they are never visible at the same time. Read More...


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    90 Millimeter Observatory seeks to introduce students, parents and educators to STEM education through astronomy using the tools of amateur astronomy such as readily available telescopes at public star parties. We also seek opportunities to present astronomy focused classroom presentations followed by Solar observing and offing astronomy presentations and observing opportunities to students and parents during evening and after school programs. In addition, 90 Millimeter Observatory seeks to hold public star parties during township events held at public locations like parks, township buildings and public libraries. We believe that 90 Millimeter Observatory has the potential to serve the public as...


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