View Full Version : Detailed View of Betelgeuse, on a Collision Course with a Nearby Wall of Dust

2013-Jan-23, 12:10 AM
A photograph of the red supergiant Betelgeuse interacting with a mysterious dusty wall. Image credit: Herschel/ESA Betelgeuse is one of my favorite objects to look at, partly because of its pure red color, and mostly because my imagination fills in the rest. That bright red star, the shoulder of Orion is a supergiant, with dozens [...]

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