From the February 2007 issue

Phil Harrington’s binocular universe: The hunter becomes the hunted

February 2007: Orion the Hunter holds great targets for winter observers.
By | Published: February 1, 2007 | Last updated on May 18, 2023
This month marks the start of my stellar astronomy course, which I teach every spring semester at Dowling College on Long Island. Often, a student will come up to me before the first class and ask, “So, what’s this class all about?” My answer? “Orion!”