• Question: how big can stars be ?

    Asked by #Holly to Steve, Emma, Alice on 16 Mar 2016.
    • Photo: Alice Harpole

      Alice Harpole answered on 16 Mar 2016:

      Pretty big! The biggest star we’ve been is a red hypergiant star called VY Canis Majoris, which has a radius 1500 times the radius of our Sun.