Betelgeuse before and after dimming (animated)

This video shows the star Betelgeuse before and after its unprecedented dimming. The observations, taken with the SPHERE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in January and December 2019, show how much the star has faded and how its apparent shape has changed.

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ESO/M. Montargès et al.

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Auðkenni:eso2003c
Útgáfudagur:Feb 14, 2020, 14:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso2003
Tímalengd:25 s
Frame rate:25 fps

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Nafn:Betelgeuse
Tegund:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Supergiant
Flokkur:Stars

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