The Hypernova of VY Canis Majoris

What is the largest star in the universe: the Hypergiant star known as VY Canis Majoris

Published on 20th Apr, 2011

VY Canis Majoris is a Hypergiant star that is among the largest in the universe. What is a hypergiant star? How long do they live? Just how large are they? How will it die? Watch this video to find out.

Further reading:

http://www.universetoday.com/1...

http://www.universetoday.com/3...

http://arxiv.org/abs/astro-ph?...

http://www.gemini.edu/node/112...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T...

http://www.esa.int/esaMI/Integ...

http://extranet.sams.pac.dodea...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H...

Music used:

http://reverbnation.com/sounda

http://zero-project.gr/