A Tour of Orion, the Hunter


Take the tour to discover:

What the constellation looks like at different wavelengths
Objects astronomers investigate in Orion
What astronomers know about some of the objects
The mythology of Orion


The tour presents five images of Orion. All show the same area of the sky but were made with telescopes working at different wavelengths of light (optical, infrared, and three radio wavelengths).
To take the tour, click on "Start Here" at the bottom of the screen. Click on "Get Help" if you need assistance.


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Griffith Observatory Star Awards Start Here | Optical | InfraRed | Molecules | Atoms | Continuum | Mythology
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Ronald J. Maddalena 1998