Vy canis majoris is indeed the biggest star in the game thus far. You just need a reference point try 490ls or 1 au the distance between the earth and sun to get an accurate respresentation this picture was taken at 20au or 9800 ls probably.
This aspect also contributed significantly to the decrease in the size of this star.
Vy canis majoris location in milky way. Found in the constellation canis major by the french astronomer jerome lalande this red hypergiant star is calculated to have a radius at least 1 800 that of the sun s. It is not included in any constellations and no. With a radius about 1 420 times that of the sun corresponding to a diameter of 13 2 astronomical units vy canis majoris is one of the largest known stars in the milky way.
The star is a pulsating one which means that its size reduces and increases irregularly from time to time. It is more than 1 000 times bigger than our sun and it is among the largest known stars in the milky way galaxy. Sense of scale is represented perfectly.
It is within our galaxy the milky way and can be located in the constellation of canis major. Vy canis majoris is around 4 000 light years from earth in the constellation of canis major. Vy canis majoris vy cma is an exceptionally large luminous red hypergiant star located in the constellation canis major.
If this star has an average power output of 1 65 10 32 w how many kilograms of its mass are converted to energy per second. Vy canis majoris the largest known star in the milky way galaxy is 4 30 10 5 times more luminous than the sun. Vy canis majoris is a red hypergiant with a radius of around 1 500 times larger than the sun.
It is one of the largest known stars in the milky way galaxy. Although vy can is about half a million times as luminous as the sun much of its visible light is absorbed by a large asymmetric cloud of dust particles that has. Vy canis majoris abbreviated to vy cma is an extreme oxygen rich o rich red hypergiant rhg or red supergiant rsg and pulsating variable star located at 1 2 kiloparsecs 3 900 ly away from earth in the constellation of canis major it is one of the largest known stars by radius and is also one of the most luminous and massive red supergiants as well as one of the most luminous stars.
It is an irregular pulsating variable lies about 5 000 light years away in the constellation canis major. Vy canis majoris is a massive red supergiant star. The vy canis majoris is the largest among all of the stars in the milky way.
Vy canis majoris is located in the milky way galaxy approximately 4 892 light years away from earth. All other cataloged stars that are in e d even if they are bigger irl are not bigger than vy canis majoris. Vy canis majoris is a red hypergiant star that is one of the largest and most luminous known stars in the milky way galaxy.
Vy canis majoris is an enormous supergiant or hypergiant located in the constellation of canis major.