What is the biggest star discovered? And how big is that star?
According to the Goddard Space Flight Center, the largest star that is known is a star in the constellation of Auriga. Its name is Epsilon Aurigae. It is thought to be a huge variable star that is about 2,700 times the size of the Sun!
Also in the top-ten list of large stars is Betelgeuse. Betelgeuse is located in the constellation Orion which appears very prominently in the winter time in the northern hemisphere.
Submitted by Eli ( Norway)
(October 14, 1997)
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