Funny, I never imagined it like this.
This is truly one of my favorite photographs of all time from space!
Rigel- 6th brightest star in the night sky. Will soon go supernova or white dwarf.
BetelGeuse- right shoulder of the hunter and is close to becoming supernova
Alnilam- aprox 1340 lightyears from earth making the belt around that distance
Orion is recognized in many world cultures and there are many different beliefs involving it from a wide variety of cultures.