Betelgeuse Gets Darker, But It's Probably Not Going To Explode (Yet)

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    Winston

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    If it replaced the sun, it is so large that it would engulf every planet out to and including Jupiter. However, there is a surprising amount of uncertainty about all kinds of data about it like its true size and distance from us.

    Betelgeuse Gets Darker, But It's Probably Not Going To Explode (Yet)



    What’s a safe distance between us and a supernova?

    https://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/supernove-distance

    Will the Star Betelgeuse explode someday?

    https://earthsky.org/brightest-stars/betelgeuse-will-explode-someday
     
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    I also read this morning about some newly detected gravitational waves coming from that direction of the universe. If they are related that could mean something major happened out there.
     
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