Size matters...

Antares is approximately 700 times the diameter of our sun.  As "big" as that is, the largest known star VY Canis Majoris, it is estimated to be about 2,100 times the diameter of our sun...three times that of Antares.  YV Canis Majoris is one of a handful of a class of "hypergiants", some theories suggest they are about the same diameter as a supergiant (like Antares) but much more massive...  With all this, it is hard to understand why our real estate prices are so high...

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