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Who discovered the Orion Constellation and in what year?
No single person is responsible for the naming of most constellations. The naming goes back to classic antiquity and even earlier. In Greek mythology, Orion was a giant and handsome hunter. Homer was the first to mention him (9th or 8th century BC) in connection with the constellation.

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