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Cecille Kennedy
Summer Lake, Oregon
09:05 pm

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Nikon D850

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crop tightly, slight enhance in Photoshop

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Orion, followed by his faithful dogs Sirius and Procyon,continues the trek to the west.

The story goes that Orion, the son of the sea god Poseidon, was a hunter who was unusually tall, handsome and strong. One day Orion went hunting with Artemis, goddess of the hunt, and bragged about how he could kill every animal on Earth if he wanted to. This made Gaia, the earth goddess, so angry that she sent a giant scorpion, Scorpius, to kill him. Both Orion and the scorpion were placed among the constellations as a warning to others not to upset Gaia. Orion has his trusted hunting dogs, Canis Major and Canis Minor, behind him in the sky to help and protect him. Sarah Gillingham 'Seeing Stars'