"Orion and Betelgeuse turning overhead"
Orion constellation with Betelgeuse star (Click on link for guide to locating individual stars)
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Orion is a constellation located on the celestial equator. Its name refers to Orion, a hunter in Greek mythology. One of the most conspicuous and recognisable constellations in the night sky, Orion is visible throughout the world.

 

Betelgeuse is second brightest star in the constellation of Orion and the eighth brightest star in the night sky. Classified as a red supergiant, Betelgeuse is one of the largest and most luminous stars known.