Here’s a link to my Jupyter Notebook file for the Orion Constellation Project; if there’s a better/more clever way to share this progress on the forums, I’d love to hear about it. If not, here’s my finished project.
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"## Project: Visualizing the Orion Constellation\n",
"In this project you are Dr. Jillian Bellovary, a real-life astronomer for the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History. As an astronomer, part of your job is to study the stars. You've recently become interested in the constellation Orion, a collection of stars that appear in our night sky and form the shape of [Orion](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orion_(constellation)), a warrior God from ancient Greek mythology. \n",
"As a researcher on the Hayden Planetarium team, you are in charge of visualizing the Orion constellation in 3D using the Matplotlib function `.scatter()`. To learn more about the `.scatter()` you can see the Matplotlib documentation [here](https://matplotlib.org/api/_as_gen/matplotlib.pyplot.scatter.html). \n",
"You will create a rotate-able visualization of the position of the Orion's stars and get a better sense of their actual positions. To achieve this, you will be mapping real data from outer space that maps the position of the stars in the sky\n",
"The goal of the project is to understand spatial perspective. Once you visualize Orion in both 2D and 3D, you will be able to see the difference in the constellation shape humans see from earth versus the actual position of the stars that make up this constellation. \n",
"<img src=\"https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/91/Orion_constellation_with_star_labels.jpg\" alt=\"Orion\" style=\"width: 400px;\"/>\n",