The Biggest Celestial Event of the Year Could Happen Tomorrow… or, well, maybe not for 100,000 years

The constellation Orion, with Betelgeuse glowing orangeVW PICS / UNIVERSAL IMAGES GROUP / GETTY

Sometime this week, you might walk outside in broad daylight, look up at the sky, and see a luminous orb as bright as a full moon. Only it wouldn’t be the moon. It would be something far more explosive: the dazzling aftermath of a cataclysm hundreds of light-years away… More about this in link…

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2020/01/betelgeuse-supernova/605251/