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The largest star known to science was discovered in 2012 The star

The largest star known to science was discovered in 2012 The star


Anteras is the largest star seen in the comparison image below (from What is the biggest star in the Universe).

Slide: 8 / of 13 Caption: Caption: In January, the Herschel space observatory discovered watery plumes spewing from Ceres, the largest object in the ...

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Image courtesy of: Comparison of the largest star (UY Scuti), the Solar System, Sun, Jupiter, and Earth

Arcturus star vs Sun


Sirius star vs Sun

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'Super-Jupiter' Discovery Dwarfs Solar System's Largest Planet

There are other gas giants that have been found. One very unusual one is GU Psc which is 2,000 times as distant from its star as the earth.

Relative sizes of the planets in the Solar System and several well-known stars:

Video reveals UY Scuti, the biggest star even spotted | Daily Mail Online

Black Hole at the center of NGC1277

The strange constancy of planetary sizes: Objects more massive than Jupiter get denser but not larger, all the way up to red dwarf stars that are 80 times ...

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The Milky Way's 100 Billion Planets

Aldebaran is an orange giant star located about 65 light years away in the constellation of Taurus. Aldebaran is around 44,2 times larger than the Sun, ...

Canis Major hosts the brightest star in the sky, Sirius, as well as our featured star VY. You'll find Sirius twinkling brightly about halfway up in the ...

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Artist's concept of sunlike star system with planets compared to our solar system

... shows what the TRAPPIST-1 planetary system may look like, based on available data about the planets' diameters, masses and distances from the host star, ...

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UY Scuti - Largest Known Star

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A star-forming region in the Large Magellanic Cloud

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How 'Tatooine' Planets Orbit Twin Stars of Kepler-47 (Infographic)

Betelgeuse, as seen by the Hubble Space Telescope. Credit: NASA

The R136 cluster in a massive star forming region in the LMC

The Herschel Space Observatory has discovered a giant, galaxy-packed filament ablaze with billions of new stars. The filament connects two clusters of ...

Artists illustration of the K-138 system (NASA/JPL-Caltech)

Red Betelgeuse, also known as Alpha Orionis, is the ninth-brightest star in

KELT-11b, one of the physically largest objects known, is 40 percent wider

Size comparison between the Sun and VY Canis Majoris, a hypergiant which is one of the largest known stars | hyper giant stars | Pinterest


Caption: Caption: In April, astronomers discovered the first Earth-size planet within a star's habitable zone, the region where liquid water can exist.

The Unexpected Star That Passed Through Our Solar System. V101 Science

NASA's Kepler Mission Discovers a World Orbiting Two Stars

Artificial Intelligence, NASA Data Used to Discover Eighth Planet Circling Distant Star

The candidate rogue planet CFBDSIR2149, as imaged in the infrared, is a gas giant world that emits infrared light but has no star or other gravitational ...

Betelgeuse was the first star directly imaged -- besides our own Sun, of course. Image obtained by the Hubble Space Telescope.

Hydra, the Night Sky's Largest Constellation


artist rendering of rings around a star

Antares is the brightest star in the constellation Scorpius, it has around 850 times the radius of the Sun and 12 time massive than the Sun, ...

Move over Orion, it's the Big Dog's turn

Kepler and K2 · A Four-Star Planet

VY Canis Majoris (brightest star in the image) and its surrounding molecular cloud complex (Rutherfurd Observatory/Columbia University)

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Comparison of illustrations of sizes of Kepler circumbinary planets

Artist concept of sun like star with planets orbiting

The Smallest to the Biggest thing in the Universe! (HD) how Big is the Universe

Scientists Discover the First Earth-Sized Rocky Planet

Artist's impression of a pulsar (Credit: Victor Habbick Visions/Science Photo Library)

This artist's concept depicts the planetary system that contains the three smallest exoplanets yet discovered. The dwarf star is one-sixth the size of the ...

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Earth Compared to the Sun. Image credit: NASA

Betelgeuse vs sun Betelgeuse is a red supergiant which is the ninth brightest star ...

Exoplanetary system compared to Jupiter

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Illustration showing the size of the sun compared to VY Canis Majoris

The properties of the TRAPPIST-1 planets compared to the four innermost planets in our Solar System. Photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech

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TRAPPIST-1 and its planets. Photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech

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$100-Million Plan Will Send Probes to the Nearest Star

The Polaris star system, as seen within the Ursa Minor constellation and up close.

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Astrophysicists identify a 'super-Jupiter' around massive star

Evidence of a Ninth Planet

A super galaxy is a galaxy that has merged with many others and they sit in the middle of galaxy clusters. The largest that we've discovered so far is the ...

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V838 Monocerotis, a star that experienced a major outburst