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A Weather Satellite Uncovers The Mystery of Betelgeuse

A Japanese satellite was accidentally recording the weather on Betelgeuse

The supergiant Betelgeuse. Credit: ESO/Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgment: Davide De Martin.

The giant star Betelgeuse has long fascinated the inhabitants of our planet. The ancients saw fire and war in its deep red image; its flickering gaze was associated with great predators hunting amongst the heavens. Today the star forms a prominent…

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