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Betelgeuse Back In The News...With Answers (?)

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#1 Dynan

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Posted 14 August 2020 - 09:29 PM

Hubble astronomers think they have found out the reason for Betelgeuse's dimming act:

 

https://www.independ...d-a9669306.html

 

It's dying, but not soon apparently.


 

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Posted 14 August 2020 - 09:35 PM

Aw nuts... most of us have been hoping that it would Explode!    Tom


 

#3 Dynan

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Posted 14 August 2020 - 09:52 PM

I was, like...popcorn.gif


 

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Posted 15 August 2020 - 12:31 AM

I thought the newest take was it was giant 'starspots' https://www.space.co...-starspots.html

 

But apparently we are back at dust wink.gif


Edited by viewer, 15 August 2020 - 12:36 AM.

 

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Posted 15 August 2020 - 07:40 AM

I'm locking this topic, as the ongoing Betelgeuse News topic is here:

 

https://www.cloudyni...etelgeuse-news/

 

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