Near the end of 2019, astronomers watching the red giant Betelgeuse noted how much the star had dimmed, continuing to steadily fade for months. It’s a variable star, and it’s known to get dimmer and brighter, but the big surprise is that it’s still continuing to dim, recently passing magnitude 1.56 and still getting dimmer. … Continue reading “Betelgeuse Is Still Dimming! And We Have the Pictures to Prove It” The post Betelgeuse Is Still Dimming! And We Have the Pictures to Prove It appeared first on Universe Today .
February 16, 2020Space