Your Sky Tonight - Antares: A Giant in Our Summer Skies

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New observations of the supergiant star Antares have given us the most detailed image ever taken of a star other than our Sun. Read more here:
https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso1726/

Antares is a star that is dying and expected to end in a massive supernova explosion in the next few hundred thousand years. It gets its name from ancient Greek, meaning 'equal to Mars'.

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