(ScienceDaily) Hypergiant star amazes for 30 years

By , Posted 12/10/12

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Astronomers have published the results of a 30-year study of an extraordinary hypergiant star. They have found that the surface temperature of the super-luminous star HR 8752 increased by about 3000 degrees in less than three decades, while it went through an extremely rare stage called the 'Yellow Evolutionary Void'. The discovery marks an important step closer to unraveling the evolution of the most massive stars.

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