VY Canis -one of the largest known stars in the Milky Way galaxy. — Journal Edge

VY Canis Majoris, This red super-giant star has a radius of 950-1200 times the size of the Sun, and would engulf the orbit of Jupiter if placed in our Solar System. But that’s nothing. The largest known star is VY Canis Majoris; a red hypergiant star in the Canis Major constellation, located about 5,000 light-years […]

via VY Canis -one of the largest known stars in the Milky Way galaxy. — Journal Edge


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