European Astronomers Solve Mystery of Hypergiant Star HR 5171A

Astronomers from Belgium and the Netherlands believe they have discovered the origin of mysterious blue light coming from the hypergiant star HR 5171A. HR 5171A, also known as HD 119796A or V766 Centauri A, is a yellow hypergiant located in the constellation Centaurus, approximately 12,000 light-years away. It is one of the ten largest stars [...] —> Read More