Glenn_SmithDecember 27, 2019 at 6:41 AMOne to keep an eye out for Betelgeuse has dimmed to the stage you can see the difference with the Naked eye now. So Excitment is building as to whats next. A Giant Star Is Dimming, Which Could Be a Sign It Is About to ExplodeMost astronomers, however, say it's unlikely that the star Betelgeuse will go supernova anytime soonwww.smithsonianmag.comA giant star is acting strange, and astronomers are buzzingThe red giant Betelgeuse is the dimmest seen in years, prompting some speculation that the star is about to explode. Here's what we know.www.nationalgeographic.comBetelgeuse is 'fainting' but (probably) not about to explode | EarthSky.orgThe well-known bright star Betelgeuse - a red giant star, famous for its name and for the fact that it'll explode someday - has become noticeably dimmer since late October. Here's what astronomers think is happening.earthsky.orgIs Betelgeuse in Orion about to explode in a SuperNova?Somethings going on in the sky. In Orion, the red supergiant star known as Betelgeuse is looking faint, dropping rapidly in brightness since October and is now at ~1.3 to 1.5 magnitude. Normally it...wattsupwiththat.comSomething to keep an eye out for, what ever happens something is happening there.