Artist's impression of R Coronae Borealis

R Coronae Borealis is a yellow supergiant that is occasionally seen to dim dramatically for several months as a cloud of carbon dust blocks its light.

Credit:

NOIRLab/AURA/NSF/P. Marenfeld

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Id:Corona-Borealis
Type:Collage
Release date:June 8, 2021, noon
Size:3840 x 2160 px

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