Sagittarius vs Orion - What's the difference?

sagittarius | orion |

As proper nouns the difference between sagittarius and orion

is that sagittarius is while orion is .



(wikipedia Sagittarius)

Proper noun

  • Hypernyms

    * (genus) Aves - class; Saurornithes - informal group; Ornithothoraces, Ornithurae - clades; Carinatae - subclass; Neornithes - infraclass; Neognathae - parvclass; Accipitriformes - order; Sagittariidae - family


    * (genus) Sagittarius serpentarius - sole species


    * ----



    (wikipedia Orion)

    Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • (Greek mythology) A giant-hunter, pursuer of the Pleiades and lover of Eos, and killed by Artemis.
  • (constellation) A constellation on the celestial equator close to Gemini and Taurus, containing the stars Betelgeuse and Rigel.
  • of modern usage.
  • * 1980 (Wright Morris), Plains Song, for Female Voices , Harper&Row, ISBN 0060130474, page 113:
  • In Madge's judgment, her Uncle Orion had suffered most of his life from the name he'd been given, requiring that people ask him to repeat it and boys his own age make fun of it.
  • A ghost hamlet in Alberta, Canada
  • A ghost town in California
  • A commune in France
  • A village in Illinois
  • A municipality in Bataan, the Philippines
  • A town in Wisconsin
  • Synonyms

    * (constellation) the Hunter, ensifer

    Derived terms

    * Orionid * Orionis

    See also

    * Orion's Belt * Orion Nebula * * ----