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g_general1Orion belt is part of North arrow formation

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This formation creates an arrow that always points north, so it is used for navigation at night.
Alnitak, Alnilam and Almintaka (Belt)-First arm + the star to the right of Alnitak in straight line will form the second arm.
Now look the nebula M42 & M43 are forming the tail of the arrow.
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TrekAdamSubmitted by TrekAdam
on Dec 16, 2008 7:08 pm

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Object Title: Orion Nebula