The Mighty Hunter

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”

Oscar Wilde

Welcome to the website of Orion the Mighty Hunter!

Orion. You know me as a magnificent constellation of stars in the winter skies: a giant hunter etched in the cosmos. I am instantly spotted by the geometric perfection of the three stars on my Belt.

So during the stargazing season of 2021, I invited Astronomers and Astrophotographers to showcase their beautiful photographs of my stars in a special Constellation Collection.

This was such a success that I compiled and published a beautifully illustrated book featuring photographs and stories by 45 astronomers of my Constellation:

Stars of Orion: An Astronomy Special

The ebook became available on Amazon in November 2021 – as I returned for my Winter Season in the night sky.

The Paperback edition is available from the Book Depository

and on order from your local bookshop

on Amazon as an ebook

The Paperback is available from Amazon

Along with stunning photos of my beautiful stars and nebulae, Stars of Orion features personal stories and Guest Essays from amateur & professional astronomers.

There’s a host of fun facts for super soaraway stargazers of all ages – how, where and why they take wonderful pictures of me – and technical details on how to best view me in the skies.

Follow me on Twitter @warrior_orion


Astronomy Now Magazine:

Popular Astronomy Magazine:

I have captivated stargazers and astronomers through the generations since the time I lived, loved, and hunted in Ancient Greece then made immortal in the heavens in eternal glorious luminescence. There are many versions of my tumultuous life and untimely demise: I am the Schrödinger’s Cat of Greek mythology: multiple states, multiple stories.

So my memoir is being rewritten as a rip-roaring science-fiction thriller:

Orion: The Hunter’s Story

Coming soon on Amazon in 2023.

My scribe on Earth, Andy Oppenheimer can be found at http://www.andyoppenheimer.com/

I first appeared in modern form in the first of a gripping trilogy of science-fiction novels written by my scribe in 2019:

Fields of Orion (I): An Odysseyamzn.to/33ObWLy

The second in the trilogy Fields of Orion (II): The Mission was published on October 15, 2020 in Kindle & Paperback on Amazon – to mark my annual Orionids meteor shower – where the story beginshttps://cutt.ly/0gjjidf

And on Amazon.com https://cutt.ly/VgjjQKh

Find out how I became a Greek legend at https://www.ancient.eu/Orion/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/OrionMightyHunter/?modal=admin_todo_tour

13 thoughts on “Orion

  1. My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was entirely right. This post actually made my day. You can not imagine just how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!|

  2. I have to thank you for the efforts you’ve put in penning this blog. I really hope to check out the same high-grade content from you in the future as well. In truth, your creative writing abilities has motivated me to get my own blog now ;)|

  3. Hi! This is my first comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and say I genuinely enjoy reading your posts. Can you recommend any other blogs/websites/forums that deal with the same subjects? Many thanks!

  4. Wow that was odd. I just wrote an really long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn’t show up. Grrrr… well I’m not writing all that over again. Anyhow, just wanted to say great blog!|

  5. I’m pretty pleased to uncover this great site. I want to to thank you for ones time for this wonderful read!! I definitely liked every little bit of it and I have you book marked to see new things in your blog.|

  6. My brother recommended I would possibly like this web site. He was totally right. This post truly made my day. You cann’t believe simply how much time I had spent for this information! Thank you!|

  7. It is really a nice and helpful piece of information. I am satisfied that you just shared this helpful information with us. Please keep us up to date like this. Thanks for sharing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *