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The Biggest Star in the Sky

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AAVSO observer, Bob King, wrote a piece in his blog called The Biggest Star in the Sky and How to Observe It.

It's a great introducton to VY Canis Majoris, a hypergiant star approximately 2000 times the size of our Sun.

It's a nice non-technical article with several great images. Check it out!

VY CMA observation appears in Sky and Telescope. March issue
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In an excellent article Steve Gottlieb talks about this VY CMA star in Sky And telescope, march issue (pages 66-67).

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