ESO press release: Sharpest views of Betelgeuse reveal how supergiant stars lose mass (29 July 2009)

Released on July 29th, 2009

ESO press release

Sharpest views of Betelgeuse reveal how supergiant stars lose mass - Unveiling the true face of a behemoth

 

ESO Press Release

 

Based on the articles "Spatially resolving the inhomogeneous structure of the dynamical atmosphere of Betelgeuse with VLTI/AMBER", by et al.

To be published in Astronomy & Astrophysics

Original A&A article


"The close circumstellar environment of Betelgeuse. Adaptive optics spectro-imaging in the near-IR with VLT/NACO", by et al.

To be published in Astronomy & Astrophysics

Original A&A article