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How to say it: oh-RYE-uhn
Abbreviation & genitive: Ori; Orionis
Approximate position: 06h, +35°
One of the original forty-eight Greek constellations listed by Ptolemy in the Almagest (second-century CE); 78th largest; contains 25 naked-eye stars.
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The brightest stars and best deep sky objects in Orion.
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