Happy Halloween

General Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | Misc. Topics | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
Re: Is Any Stars Bigger Than The Sun

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Kip Crawford on September 22, 1999 01:29:15 UTC

The answer to your question Yvonne is: yes.

One of the big ones is Sirius the dog star. It is the brightest star in the sky in late autumn and winter. Sirius is about 8 or 9 light years away. One of the closest to us. It's diameter if placed in the center of our solar system where the sun is would probably reach the orbit of Mars! Look up red giants. Thjese suns are massive. Ours is puny compared to others.

Follow Ups:

Login to Post
Additional Information
Google
 
Web www.astronomy.net
DayNightLine
About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2019 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
"dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
are trademarks of John Huggins