Pasachoff, Jay M. Hopkins Observatory, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.
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The Scorpion, a large zodiacal constellation (see illustration). It probably represents the scorpion in Greek mythology sent by Apollo to sting and kill Orion, in order to protect Apollo's sister Artemis's virginity. Now Scorpius and Orion are separated by half the celestial sphere from each other, though Scorpius eternally pursues Orion. See also: Orion; Zodiac
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