Rigel, also known as β Orionis, ADS 3823, STF 668, BU 555, H II 33, CCDM J05145-0812 and WDS J05145-081, is a Blue Supergiant Star located inside The Orion Constellation. Rigel is the brightest star in the night sky. Rigel has mass of 21 Solar Masses, a radius of 78.9 Solar Radiuses and a luminosity of 1.20X10^5 Solar Luminosities. Rigel has a surface gravity of 1.75 Centimetre-Gram-Second System of Units and a temperature of 12,100 Kelvin. Rigel is 8 Megayears old or 8 Million Years Old. Rigel is 860 Light Years from The Sun.
Profile of Rigel
Rigel is around 61,500 fold to 363,000 fold as luminous as The Sun, 18 fold to 24 fold the mass of The Sun and has a radius 70 fold the radius of The Sun. Rigel is believed to is hath lost more mass than 10 Million fold that of The Sun due to Stellar Wind. Rigel is the luminous star in the bounds of 1000 light years from The Sun. Rigel is believed to end up as a Type II Supernova due to its massive size. Rigel is indeed, an absolute unit.
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