Daily cosmobite: the story of the Hunter

18_Orion from Sydney Observatory_Nick LombIn Greek legend Orion the Hunter was the son of Neptune. He was a giant who could wade through the seas with his head above the waters. Nature conservation was not his strong point and he threatened to kill all animals on Earth. To save the animals, Gaia, the Earth goddess sent a scorpion to kill Orion.

The constellation of Orion from Sydney Observatory. Photo Nick Lomb

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