The bright red star Antares in the constellation of Scorpius

This chart shows the prominent constellation of Scorpius (The Scorpion). At the heart of this very striking grouping of stars lies the bright red supergiant star Antares.

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ESO, IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1726d
Type:Chart
Release date:23 August 2017, 12:00
Related releases:eso1726
Size:3338 x 4278 px

About the Object

Name:Antares
Type:Milky Way : Star : Evolutionary Stage : Red Supergiant
Category:Stars

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