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Alnitak, Alnilam, Mintaka October 13, 2005

Posted by jtintle in APoD, Deep Space, Orion's Belt, Samuel Oschin Telescope, Space Fotos.

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Credit: Digitized Sky Survey, ESA/ESO/NASA FITS Liberator
Color Composite: Davide De Martin (Skyfactory)



1. Almost Daily » Blog Archive » Star Report: 10:00 - 10:45 - January 16, 2006

[…] Alnitak. The left side of Orion’s Belt. I keep hoping to catch a glimpse of the nebula surrounding and near to this star, but tonight, with the near full moon, that simply wasn’t in the cards. […]

2. mel Glodo - September 18, 2007

It is so beautiful, simple and amazingly complex..it leaves me without words. It fulls me with awe and wonder to think of it birth or organization.

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