Giant Starspots May Explain Bizarre Dimming of Betelgeuse

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A new paper published in the Astrophysical Journal Letters points to the changes in the photosphere of the red supergiant star Betelgeuse as the source of the recent unusual dimming.

An artist’s impression of the red supergiant star Betelgeuse. Image credit: Graphics Department, Max Planck Institute for Astronomy.

An artist’s impression of the red supergiant star Betelgeuse. Image credit: Graphics Department, Max Planck Institute for…
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