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Star Betelgeuse

Red supergiant Betelgeuse is located 723.2 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M1–M2 Ia–ab, that has 1160 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
723.2 light years
Betelgeuse
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Red supergiant (spectral class M1–M2 Ia–ab)

Mass: 11.6 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 887 R Sun | R Jupiter
time iconAge: 0.8 billions years | 0.17 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 100000 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)
More about Betelgeuse
      Star Betelgeuse can be found in northern celestial hemisphere. 
Other designations of this star
α Ori, 58 Ori, HR 2061, BD+7°1055, HD 39801, FK5 224, HIP 27989, SAO 113271, GC 7451
News from this star system
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Betelgeuse lowered its temperature by 170 degrees during its dimming

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Betelgeuse, one of the biggest known stars, might soon offer a spectacular sight never seen before

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