Orion Nebula


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g_general1 - Jan 29, 2013 4:21 pm - Hasn't voted

Orion belt is part of North arrow formation

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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