thread: 2010-06-02 : Astronomical Fireworks

On 2010-06-09, joshua wrote:

I'd just like to point out that Betelgeuse, interesting and beautiful though it is, is almost certainly lifeless, being, as it is, larger than the orbit of Mars. It's also substantially variable, meaning that its intensity changes all the time.

I say this because it would appear that no one would have to be inconvenienced for our trivial entertainment.

... not that our wishes for such entertainment had any effect on the star's sequence 640 years ago.


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