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Claire Hohman

on 25 October 2013

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Transcript of BELLATRIX

Color and Size:
Bellatrix is a Blue-White Giant.
She is the third brightest star in Orion. Bellatrix's radius is 4,173,000 km, about 6 times larger than our Sun.

Apparent and Absolute Magnitude
Apparent Magnitude (appears): 1.64
Absolute Magnitude (actual): -2.73
The Absolute Magnitude: Bellatrix is about 4,000 times brighter than Sun. Earth i
How far away?
Bellatrix is 244.6 Light Years away from EARTH
That would mean if you were traveling at the speed of light, which is like going to California to New York 60 times. That's just one light year. Imagine 244.6 of those...
Bellatrix's Life Cycle
"Main Sequence"
Bellatrix is ending the Main Sequence stage right now and expecting to become an Orange Giant, in a few million years.
The Apparent Magnitude: The Sun appears to be about 10 billion times brighter than Bellatrix.
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