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

If you like this content, please consider supporting Deep Astronomy on Patreon: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy New observations of the supergiant star Antares have given us the most detailed image ever taken of a star other than our Sun. Read mor

Published on 24th Aug, 2017

If you like this content, please consider supporting Deep Astronomy on Patreon: https://patreon.com/DeepAstronomy 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'. Listen to Deep Astronomy on Anchor: https://Anchor.fm/DeepAstronomy Created with Stellarium Open Source Software: http://www.stellarium.org/ Original Music - Mark C. Petersen, Lochness Productions: https://www.lochnessproductions.com/ Follow DeepAstronomy on Twitter: @DeepAstronomy Like DeepAstronomy on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DeepAstronomy/ Like Space Fan News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SpaceFanNews/