9/19/19 Random Fact #5

Did you know that the largest star known to mankind is VY Canis Majoris?

If you think the sun in our solar system is big, guess again. VY Canis Majoris was discovered on March 7th 1801 by French astronomer Jérôme Lalande; it was the first record ever recorded of the star. Even though our sun can fit around one million Earths in it, VY Canis Majoris can fit 9,261,000 suns!

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