The discovered giant star is 100 times larger than the Sun!


Saturday, June 12, 2021 – 17:26 | Last Updated : 12 06 2021 – 17:26

A giant flashing star a hundred times the size of the Sun has been discovered. It was stated that the giant star, which was detected at a distance of 25 thousand light years, extinguished 97 percent within a few hundred powers, and then slowly regained its former brightness.

Scientists announced that they discovered a giant flashing star near the Milky Way, 100 times larger than the Sun.

It was reported that the giant star, which was discovered at a distance of 25 thousand light years, first extinguished by 97 percent and then slowly regained its former brightness. According to the news of NTV, it was stated that astronomers discovered the mysterious darkening star in the information collected by the Vista telescope operated by the European Southern Observatory in Chile, while it was stated that the star was detected among about a billion stars that have been studied for ten years.

‘It Arises Unexpectedly’

It has been announced that the giant star is estimated to go out in a few hundred days due to dust from a planet or star around it.

Making a statement on the subject, Dr. from Cambridge University Institute of Astronomy. Leigh Smith, “It appeared unexpectedly,” said the star’s light began to fade in early 2012, officially disappeared in April the same year and was re-detected within a hundred days.

It was reported that while scientists discovered stars that were not included in the previously determined categories, they named them “What is this”, referring to their ignorance, while the last discovered flashing giant star was named VVV-WIT-08.