*Space* A red supergiant star, Betelgeuse, is losing its brightness and is unusually dim. The star could explode as a supernova, shining brighter than the full moon!

Betelgeuse is one of the largest nearby stars. It is a variable star, meaning that its brightness changes at regular intervals. But the current drop in brightness is special because it is the largest drop in all known records. Betelgeuse, is classified as a red supergiant star, located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter. It … Continue reading *Space* A red supergiant star, Betelgeuse, is losing its brightness and is unusually dim. The star could explode as a supernova, shining brighter than the full moon!