The red hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris

This chart shows the location of the very brilliant red hypergiant star VY Canis Majoris, one of the largest stars known in the Milky Way. Most of the stars visible to the naked eye on a clear and dark night are shown and the location of VY Canis Majoris is marked with a red circle. This star is visible in a small telescope and has a strikingly red colour.

Autorska prava:

ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

O slici

Id:eso1546b
Tip:Ilustracija
Datum objavljivanja:25. novembar 2015. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1546
Veličina:3338 x 3470 px

O objektu

Naziv:VY Canis Majoris
Tip:Milky Way : Star : Type : Variable
Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Supergiant
Kategorija:Illustrations

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