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Example sentences from the Web for Betelgeuse
Betelgeuse is still with us, having returned to its former brightness earlier this year.
Wintertime means Orion has returned to the evening sky in the Northern Hemisphere, and it comforts me to see Betelgeuse glowing on Orion’s shoulder.
Betelgeuse’s brightness varies, even under normal circumstances.
If the dust camp is even partially right, Betelgeuse’s dimming may have been the first time humans have watched the seeds of life being launched into the cosmos.
At about 15 to 20 times as massive as the sun, somewhere between 750 and 1,000 times its diameter and just about 550 light-years from Earth, Betelgeuse is typically between the sixth- and seventh-brightest star in the sky.
Overhead, Betelgeuse was making the most of its recent publicity, unobstructed by vagrant clouds.
He had known Betelgeuse years ago and personally had always preferred its neighbour Rigel, which had received no publicity at all.
Rigel belongs to a new generation of the universe; Betelgeuse to the universe that is passing.Astronomy with an Opera-glass|Garrett Putman Serviss
And he estimated Betelgeuse to be two hundred and sixty million miles in diameter.The Prairie Child|Arthur Stringer
The reddish daylight swelled; Betelgeuse was rising quietly and majestically.Tony and the Beetles|Philip K. Dick