Web Analytics Made Easy - StatCounter
The biggest star known so far is dying Stars t Big star

The biggest star known so far is dying Stars t Big star


Largest Yellow Hypergiant Star 1300 Times Bigger than Sun, one of the Ten Largest Stars found so far

'Zombie' star won't die, even after exploding - CNN

Exoplanets · artist concept of HD 131399 triple-star system

The open star cluster Pismis 24 is in the nebula NGC 6357. It has some of the largest stars known. Pismis 24-1 has nearly 300 times the mass of the Sun.

An artist's impression of an exploding star emitting a gamma ray burst (GRB). Source: ESO

Artist's depiction of the life cycle of a Sun-like star, starting as a main-sequence star at lower left then expanding through the subgiant and giant phases ...

uy scuti everything to know about biggest star in the universe milky way 2

An artist's impression of a supernova involving a massive star.

What Is a Supernova?

a contact binary star system

Black hole Sagittarius A

The largest star - VY Canis Majoris

An illustration of galaxy superclusters and cosmic voids, similar to the structure of the BOSS Great Wall (Science Photo Library/Corbis)

MUSE data points to isolated neutron star beyond our galaxy

The R136 cluster in a massive star forming region in the LMC

SN 1994D (bright spot on the lower left), a Type Ia supernova outshining its home galaxy, NGC 4526

15 Constellations Every Man Should Know (And How to Find Them)

Stars, via NASA

A star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud. NASA/ESA image

An artist's drawing a black hole named Cygnus X-1. It formed when a large star caved in. This black hole pulls matter from blue star beside it.

VY Canis Majoris (brightest star in the image) and its surrounding molecular cloud complex (Rutherfurd Observatory/Columbia University)

The Big Dipper seen from Kauai.

Typical stellar evolution for 0.8-8 M☉. The expanding outer layers of the star ...

This is an artist's representation of two neutron stars colliding, which. Photos: Neutron star collision

observations at radio wavelengths showed that the galaxy's center contained a brightening radio source

The Pleiades - aka the Seven Sisters - captured by Greg Hogan in Kathleen, Georgia

Another artist's illustration showing the moment of impact between the two neutron. Photos: Neutron star collision

There was a pair of orbiting neutron stars in a galaxy (called NGC 4993). Neutron stars are the crushed leftover cores of massive stars (stars more than 8 ...

This orange blob shows the nearby star Betelgeuse, as seen by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). This is the first time that ALMA has ...

On the left, this Carnegie Observatories image shows the brightness of the stars colliding in. Photos: Neutron star collision

Tom Wildoner captured this image on October 31, 2016, too. He wrote:

A Neutron Star's Insides Open to Debate

Scholz's star passed close to our Sun (Credit: Michael Osadciw/University of Rochester

Open Star Cluster Messier 50

The "Pillars of Creation" from the Eagle Nebula. Evidence from the Spitzer Telescope suggests that the pillars may already have been destroyed by a ...

alpha tauri,hyades,aldebaran star

Credit: National Science Foundation/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A. Simonnet

Hubble Space Telescope photograph of the Rotten Egg planetary nebula

The most massive star, and one of the hottest that we know of, is the RMC 136a1, with the mass of 315 Suns and the temperature of over 50000 K! It is ...

Relative sizes of the planets in the Solar System and several stars, including VY Canis Majoris: 1. Mercury < Mars < Venus < Earth

The sun in extreme ultraviolet, false color green

While there are several star classification systems in use today, the Morgan–Keenan (MK) system is both the easiest to master, and the one that makes the ...

The Milky Way Inside and Out

210,000 light years away, in the neighboring galaxy known as ...

Massive supernova visible millions of light years from Earth | Science | The Guardian

The foreground of this image shows the Very Large Telescope of the European Southern Observatory (ESO). In August 2016, ESO announced a planet orbiting the ...

The merging of two neutron stars produces a violent explosion known as a kilonova. Such. Photos: Neutron star collision


This illustration shows the ejecting of materials, including heavy elements, due to the merger. Photos: Neutron star collision

Stars in the Big Dipper via EarthSky Facebook friend Ken Christison. He captured this photo

Stars Like the Sun


Big and Little Dippers at different seasons, and different times of night, as captured

Betelgeuse imaged in ultraviolet light by the Hubble Space Telescope and subsequently enhanced by NASA. The bright white spot is likely one of this star's ...

YouTube Premium


Infrared Hubble image of a star cluster at the core of the Milky Way

The Life Cycle of Stars

Scientists and observatories around the world were able to trace a high-energy neutrino to

This distant galaxy, known as HFLS3, is a star-building factory. New analyses indicate it is furiously transforming gas and dust into new stars more than ...

The solar wind is a combination of particles, mostly ionized atoms from the stars corona, and magnetic fields produced by the star.

The formation of the Earth (Credit: Take 27 Ltd / Science Photo Library)

Sign up for Lab Notes - the Guardian's weekly science update

Arab and Chinese astronomers first recorded the ...

With its distinctive “W” shape formed by five bright stars, Cassiopeia is one of the most easily recognizable constellations in the night sky come fall and ...

What is the Biggest Star in the Universe