October 5, 2022

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A cold spot and a stellar burp led to strange dimming of Betelgeuse

arsTechnica 

BY JENNIFER OUELLETTE

 

In December 2019, astronomers noticed a strange, dramatic dimming in the light from Betelgeuse, a bright red star in the Orion constellation. They puzzled over the phenomenon and wondered whether it was a sign that the star was about to go supernova.

Read more…https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/06/astronomers-explain-mysterious-dimming-of-betelgeuse-stardust/

 

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