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The Sun

The Sun

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    • If the Hayden Sphere is the size of the blue supergiant star Rigel, then this model is the relative size of the Sun.

      Our Sun is a star of intermediate size, mass, and luminosity (light output). In its old age, the Sun will swell more than a hundredfold to become a red giant that is larger than the star Rigel.

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