Betelgeuse Captured By ALMA

(ESO PoTW) – This orange blob shows the nearby star Betelgeuse, as seen by the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA). This is the first time that ALMA has ever observed the surface of a star and this first attempt has resulted in the highest-resolution image of Betelgeuse available. …

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Betelgeuse, by ALMA

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