Betelgeuse before and after dimming
This comparison image 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.Credit:
ESO/M. Montargès et al.
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|Release date:||14 February 2020, 14:00|
|Size:||1640 x 820 px|
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