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My favourite constellation is Orion (the hunter). I chose this constellation because I am very interested in Greek mythology (which is where the story of this constellation comes from), and I often see this constellation in the night sky. Orion can be found throughout the world and is on the celestial equator. It is one of the most well-known constellations in the sky. Orion is most clearly visible from February to November. This constellation is comprised mainly of 7 stars - three make up Orion's belt, two make up his feet, and two make up his shoulders. Alnilam, Mintaka and Alnitak are the three stars in Orion's belt, Betelgeuse is his right shoulder, Bellatrix is his left shoulder, Rigel is his left foot and Saiph is his right foot. The…show more content…
Apollo decided to intervene, and he sent a giant scorpion to kill Orion. Even though he was a very skilled huntsman, he was unable to defeat the scorpion, and he died. When Artemis found out, she was heart-broken, and in order to maintain his memory and legacy, she placed him among the stars in a constellation. One day, the great huntsman Orion was out looking for prey in a forest. Out of the corner of his eye, he glimpsed a flash of white. He turned around extremely slowly, while at the same time readying his bow and nocking an arrow. There in front of him was a magnificent white stag. It did not move, but gazed at him, as if daring him to shoot. Suddenly, within his mind, Orion heard a voice. "You have the opportunity to kill me, to take me as your own. But be aware that the consequences will be great. You will have the feeling of success as you take my life, but the loss of a life must be repaid in kind." Orion realised the voice was coming from the stag. He had heard before of the magical powers of white stags, but he decided to not heed the words of the majestic creature. He took aim, and loosed his bow. His arrow flew through the air. Just as it was about
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