The Largest Observable Star in the Universe

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The Largest Observable Star in the Universe

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This first video was created for a younger audience i think but explains things well. Mind blown!




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And this particular star is visible without telescope? I have seen a really strange star appearing in the night sky last couple of months. It looks like four stars merged together. Noticed?
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No, Stephenson 2-18 is not even visible with a telescope. It can only be seen in infra red wavelength from Earth.

I can't say that i have noticed what you mention but i have not spent any time looking at the night sky lately. If you can give me an approximate location of it to a known star or constellation then i will find it for you with the software i use no problems.

I will have to get my telescope out soon when the nights get colder and the skies are clearer.
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