where is the constellation orion right now

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  • What Constellation is Orion?

  • Orion is the most instantly recognisable of all constellations 鈥?the figure of a man represented by the stars Rigel and Betelgeuse, both among the top ten brightest stars in the sky. Straddling the celestial equator, it is visible from almost anywhere on Earth, a prominent feature of the northern winter sky and of the southern summer sky.

  • Where can I see Orion in the sky?

  • Orion in the sky can be seen in both the northern and southern hemispheres. Orion northern hemisphere, rises in the east and sets in the west. In December the constellation appears in the night sky at around 8 pm and moves slowly westwards until around 6 am.

  • What time does Orion rise in northern hemisphere?

  • Orion northern hemisphere, rises in the east and sets in the west. In December the constellation appears in the night sky at around 8 pm and moves slowly westwards until around 6 am. From January to March it first appears in the south-east at around 6 pm and slowly moves out of view at around 2 am.

  • What stars have you captured in the Orion constellation?

  • Also captured is the red supergiant Betelgeuse (top left) and the famous belt of Orion composed of the OB stars Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka. To the bottom right can be found the star Rigel.