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Dimming of Betelgeuse: Here’s Why the Glow of One of Brightest Stars Faded – Gadgets 360

Betelgeuse, a red supergiant, abruptly started going dark in December 2019

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Betelgeuse, once said to be the ninth most luminous star in the sky, started dimming rapidly in December 2019. Even though Betelgeuse was always a variable star, meaning its brightness would fluctuate, by February 2020 it had reported a loss of nearly two-thirds…

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