The brightest star of the constellation Taurus. It is a red giant star, and is about 67 light-years away.

Radio Programs

Moon and Aldebaran The cool glow of a bright star Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Moon and Aldebaran A 20-parsec jaunt across the galaxy Friday, December 5, 2014
Moon and Aldebaran Making carbon and oxygen in a star Friday, November 7, 2014
Moon and Aldebaran Avoiding a celestial collision Saturday, October 11, 2014
Moon and Aldebaran Changing a delicate balancing act Monday, July 21, 2014
Moon and Aldebaran Keeping an eye on the bull’s eye Friday, March 7, 2014
Moon and Aldebaran Taking the measure of the bull’s eye Friday, February 7, 2014
Moon and Aldebaran Looking 67 years back in time Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Moon and Aldebaran The beginning of the end Thursday, July 4, 2013
Venus and Aldebaran Bright and brighter in the dawn sky Friday, July 6, 2012
Venus and Aldebaran The demise of a star and planet Sunday, April 8, 2012
Moon and Aldebaran Looking at the Sun’s bright future Sunday, September 18, 2011
Moon and Aldebaran Following the eye of the bull Monday, July 25, 2011
Moon and Aldebaran Predicting the future of a star Thursday, April 7, 2011
Moon and Aldebaran Keeping an eye on a giant star Sunday, November 21, 2010
More Moon and Aldebaran Putting a star on the bathroom scale Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Moon and Aldebaran Taking the measure of a bright star Monday, October 25, 2010
Moon and Aldebaran A star that's changing in a hurry Thursday, July 8, 2010
Tin Heavy metal the slow way Thursday, January 21, 2010

Featured Images

Diagram comparing sizes of Sun, Aldebaran
Giant Eye Monday, July 21, 2014


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