What is the biggest star discovered? And how big is that star?
The largest star that is known is a star in the constellation of Auriga, the charioteer. Its name is Epsilon Aurigae. It is thought to be a gigantic 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 in the winter time in the northern hemisphere.
Submitted by Eli (Norway)
(October 14, 1997)
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