Sun and Giant Stars

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This shows the size of the Sun compared to some of the largest stars. Aldebaran is a binary star system located around 65.1 light-years from the Sun. Betelgeuse is a red supergiant estimated to be located around 430 +/- 100 light-years from the Sun. Anteres is a supergiant that is the 15th brightest star in the night sky. It is estimated to be about 600 light-years from the Sun.

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