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Biggest Stars In Our Milky Way Galaxy

Biggest Stars In Our Milky Way Galaxy

Biggest Stars In Our Galaxy

Let’s Know about Most Giant Monster Stars

Sun (Reference)

Temperature – 5,500 oC (At Surface), 15 million oC(in the Core) Age – 4.6 billion years old Radius –  795,508 Kilometers (109 times that of earth) Mass – 1.9 x 1030 Kg / 330,000 times that of Earth Gravity – 274 m/s2 / 28 times that of Earth Distance from Earth – 150,000,000 km (1 Astronomical unit)

Sun (Solar)

The Sun (Solar)

11) Sirius B (The Dog Star)

Age – Approx 240 million years old and It can be seen from everywhere on the earth’s surface. Temperature – 10,000 oC (Almost twice as hot as the Sun) Radius – 1.197 Million Km / 1.71 x Solar Radii (Radius of Our Sun) Distance from Earth – 8.6 Light years Mass – 3.9 x 1030 Kg / 2 x Solar Mass(Mass of Our Sun)  Gravity – 213.8 m/sLuminosity – 25 x Solar Luminosity(Our Sun’s Luminosity)

Sirius star

Sirius (The Dog Star)

 10) Pollux Star

Age – 724 Million Year old Temperature – 4,500 oRadius – 6.122 Million Km / 9 x Solar Radii Distance From Earth – 34 Light years Mass – 4.05 x 1030 Kg / 1.91 x Solar Mass Gravity – 4.842 m/sLuminosity – 43 x Solar Luminosity

Pollux

Pollux Star

9) Arcturus Star

Age – 7.1 Billion Years old Temperature – 4000 oRadius – 17.87 Million Km / 25 x Solar Radii Distance from Earth – 36.7 Light years Mass – 2.1 x 1030 Kg / 1.10 x Solar Mass Gravity – 0.4571 m/sLuminosity – 170 x Solar Luminosity

Arcturus

Arcturus Star

8) Aldebaran Star (Eye of Taurus)

Age – 6.6 Billion Years Temperature – 3680 oRadius – 30.75 Million Km / 44 x Solar Radii Distance from Earth – 65 Light Years Mass – 3.3 x 1030 Kg / 1.7 x Solar Mass Gravity – 0.389 m/sLuminosity – 518 X Solar Luminosity

Aldebaran star

Aldebaran Star “Eye of Taurus”

 7) Polaris (The North Star / Dhruv Tara)

Age – 70 Million Years Temperature – 5730 oRadius – 35 Million Km / 49 x Solar Radii Distance from Earth – 434 Light Years Mass – 5.4 x Solar Mass Luminosity – 2500 x Solar Luminosity

Polaris Star

Polaris Star “The North Star”

6) Rigel Star (The Foot of Orion)

Age – 8 Million Years Temperature – 10,727 oRadius – 54,250,000 Km / 78 x Solar radii Distance from Earth – 860 Light Years Mass – 3.5 x 1031 Kg / 18 x Solar Mass Luminosity – 12000 x Solar luminosity

Rigel star

Rigel star “Foot of Orion”

5) Antares Star (Heart of the Scorpion )

Age – 11 Million Years Temperature – 3,250 oRadius –  883 x Solar Radii Distance from Earth – 619 Light Years Mass – 12 x Solar Mass Luminosity – 97,500 x Solar Luminosity

Antares star

Antares star “Heart of The Scorpion” 

4) Betelgeuse Star

Age – 10 Millions Years Temperature – 3,230 oRadius – 820 Million Km / 1,180 x Solar Radii Distance from Earth – 640 Light Years Mass – 20 x Solar Mass Luminosity – 140,000 x Solar Luminosity

betelgeuse star

Betelgeuse Star 

3) VV Cephei 

Age – 25 Million Years Temperature – 3,330 oRadius – 988 Million  Km /  1400 x Solar Radii Distance from Earth – 4,900 Light Years Mass – 3.8 x 1031 Kg / 19 x Solar Mass Luminosity – 200,000 x Solar Luminosity

VV cephei

V V Cephei 

2) VY Canis Majoris

Age – 4,900 Million Years Temperature – 3,220 oRadius – 987 Million Km / 1420 x Solar Radii Distance from Earth – 4000 Light Years Mass – 3.3 x 1031Kg / 17 x Solar Mass Gravity – 0.0025 m/sLuminosity – 270,000  x Solar Luminosity

vy canis majoris

VY Canis Majoris 

1) UY Scuti

Age – Not calculated Temperature – 3,400 oRadius – 1188 Million Km / 1708 x Solar Radii Distance from Earth – 9,500 Light Years Mass – 8 x Solar Mass Luminosity – 340,000 x Solar Luminosity

u y scuti

UY Scuti “The Biggest Monster of Our Milkyway Galaxy” First Image (above) From Rutherford Observatory

 
 
Mercury < Mars < Venus < Earth < Neptune < Uranus < Saturn < Jupiter < Proxima Centauri < Sun < Sirius < Pollux < Arcturus < Aldebaran < Rigel < Antares < Betelgeuse < NML Cygni < VV Cephei A < VY Canis Majoris < UY Scuti

 

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