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Alnitak is the left hand star in Orion's belt. It is a double (you can only guess that here due to its odd shape). Alnitak has a mass 20 x that of the sun, its companion is 14 x mass of the sun. Alnitak is some 10,000 times brighter than our sun.

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Tuesday, June 09 2009 @ 09:33 PM EDT
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Authored by: M_morgan on Sunday, December 07 2008 @ 12:35 PM EST Coppermine Comment
Nice, any exposure info?
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