The Hypernova of VY Canis Majoris

By popular request, here's my take on the hypergiant star VY Canis Majors Further reading: http://www.universetoday.com/13507/what-is-the-biggest-star-in-the-universe/ http://www.universetoday.com/39472/vy-canis-majoris/ http://arxiv.org/abs/astr

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By popular request, here's my take on the hypergiant star VY Canis Majors

Further reading:



http://www.universetoday.com/13507/what-is-the-biggest-star-in-the-universe/
http://www.universetoday.com/39472/vy-canis-majoris/
http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph?papernum=0610433
http://www.gemini.edu/node/11206
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Type_II_supernova
http://www.esa.int/esaMI/Integral/SEMACK0VRHE_0.html
http://extranet.sams.pac.dodea.edu/teachers/cmenzel/Menzels%20Science%20Wiki/A-1%20Large%20Star%20Life%20Cycle.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypernova

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What a nice explanation of something so beautiful and mysterious. This is just a small token of how little small tiny things we are on the big arena of our universe.
Ronaldo Saad - 4th Jan, 2017
Oh my god u just saved my butt I had a project on this star due tomorrow and now I know everything I need to know thank u so much
Can't say - 27th Jan, 2017
what are the layers of vy canis majoris
John Smith - 12th May, 2017