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Starfield: The Orion Region

If you make a hook’em horns at arm’s length, notice the distance between your outstretched fingers. This is about 15 degrees and Orion is a little taller than this.

Note: The hook’em horns symbol will be used as a distance measurement throughout. the slideshow.

Source: Carolyn Sumners, vice president for astronomy and the physical sciences at Houston Museum of Natural Science.

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Starfield: The Orion Region

If you make a hook’em horns at arm’s length, notice the distance between your outstretched fingers. This is about 15 degrees and Orion is a little taller than this.

Note: The

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Photo: Adam Barnes

Starfield: The Orion Region

If you make a hook’em horns at arm’s length, notice the distance between your outstretched fingers. This is about 15 degrees and Orion is a little taller than this.

Note: The hook’em horns symbol will be used as a distance measurement throughout. the slideshow.

Source: Carolyn Sumners, vice president for astronomy and the physical sciences at Houston Museum of Natural Science.

less

Starfield: The Orion Region

If you make a hook’em horns at arm’s length, notice the distance between your outstretched fingers. This is about 15 degrees and Orion is a little taller than this.

Note: The

… more

Photo: Adam Barnes

How to stargaze with your family during a coronavirus quarantine

Stargazing with your kids is a fun and educational way to enjoy the evening.  A pristine night sky, a sense of wonder and the guide above is all you need for observing the night sky together.

Using the narrated images above, provided by the Houston Museum of Natural Science, you can locate and learn about 16 constellations in the sky over Houston right now.

These are scenes taken from the “Starry Night” show at the museum’s Burke Baker Planetarium.

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