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In the night sky: Orion
In the night sky: Orion

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3.1.5 Photographing Orion

An image of Orion in the night sky.
Figure 6 Orion in the night sky.

It’s time to take your weekly photograph of Orion!

Activity 3.2

If possible take a picture at the same time from the same spot each week. Remember to include your marker point (chimney pot, tree branch, etc.) in the image, so that they can be compared from week to week. Fingers crossed that it is clear and not cloudy wherever you are!

You might find it useful to look at Monica’s advice on taking photos of Orion [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

Once you have taken the picture, compare it to the others you have taken during the course. Did you notice that Orion had moved from your image last week?