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Betelgeuse isn’t as wide or as big as we thought, and… – AlKhaleej Today

Betelgeuse isn’t as wide or as big as we thought, and…

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After the recent fluctuations in the brightness of Betelgeuse, astronomers carefully examined the stars vital statistics and found a little surprise. According to the team of researchers at the Australian National University (ANU), the results change a few important things about our favorite red giant.
The actual physical size of Betelgeuse was a mystery previous studies suggested that it could be larger than the orbit of Jupiter, says astronomer László Molnár of the Konkoly Observatory in Hun…

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