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Orion Spring

Orion (center left) and the other brilliant winter constellations ride low in the west after sunset, making way for the relatively demure star patterns of the spring sky. Budding trees frame this early spring star-field featuring the three belt stars of Orion, and the two red giant stars, Betelgeuse - Alpha Orionis (top center) and Aldebaran - Alpha Tauri (top right) glowing orange against the bluish night sky along with some passing high clouds. APoD for March 26, 2015

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