How to use the Orion constellation to find Sirius the dog star

This week, we are going to be star-hopping. We will identify the most recognisable constellation visible around now – Orion – and use it to find Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky.

You don’t need any equipment, and as Orion is one of the brightest constellations, light pollution shouldn’t be a problem either.

Read more on New Scientist

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