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Say Hello to Betelgeuse

Tuesday 18th February / presented by Annie Morris

Astronomers are now able to see the 11th brightest star with the naked eye. The Betelgeuse star, which can be easily seen in the northern hemisphere during February, is 1,000 times larger than the Sun and 642 light years from Earth.

This star, which scientists have been investigating for a long time, exhibits variable attitudes, especially at this time of the year and occasionally shines and darkens.

CNET’s reports suggest the star will explode and no one knows what will happen.

Our science and technology expert, Lemming, discussed the fate of the star with Annie on Get Up Morning.

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