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Betelgeuse

(Alpha Orionis)
(second brightest star in constellation Orion)

Betelgeuse is the middle star in Orion's belt. A red Supergiant with Spectral Class M2lab. It is one of the largest and most luminous stars identified.

Characteristics:


(star,bright star)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betelgeuse
RedshiftParsecs
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Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~0197pc643lyBetelgeuse

Referenced by:
Bayer Designation
M-Type Star (M)
Orion
Red Giant
Supergiant

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