Alnitak


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Alnitak

(al -nă-tak) See Orion.
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Note the distinct improvement in star quality, particularly the bright star Alnitak between the two nebulae.
23 February 2015 - UK-based investment company Clear Leisure has agreed to sell Alnitak Sarl, the vehicle which controls the entire share capital of the Hospitality and Leisure Fund, the company said on Monday.
Alnitak, the centre star of the belt of Orion, is approximately 1300 light years away from our Sun but has an energy output about 100,000 times greater than our Sun.
It sits just to the south of star Alnitak, the easternmost of Orion's famous three-star belt, and is part of the vast Orion Molecular Cloud complex.
The theory states that the three Giza pyramids have been built to align with the three bright stars of Orion's belt: Alnitak, Alnilam, and Mintaka.
The left hand star in the belt is called Alnitak and is surrounded by interesting Nebulae including the famous Horse Head and Flame Nebula.
They are Mintaka, Alnilam, and Alnitak, and they point down to Sirius, the brightest star up there and part of the constellation Canis Major.
Made up of seven stars - Betelgeuse, Rigel, Bellatrix, Mintaka, Alnilam, Alnitak and Saiph - Orion, often referred to as The Hunter in reference to Greek mythology, is the most visible star cluster in the night sky.
M78 is another nice reflection nebula, about a quarter of the way between Alnitak and Betelgeuse.
If your Alnitak attack occurs far from town, you might glimpse a 1/2[degrees]-wide emission nebula flaring eastward from the star.
Orion looms above you in the east a few hours after dark; the three bright jewels of his belt are, from left to right, Alnitak, Alnidam, and Mintaka.
Both Alnitak and Imago Mundi are stablemates of Bago, and Needle Rock will be acting in the interests of the Grand Prix de Chantilly winner, Geordieland.