Hubble's visible-light image of the disk of Omicron Ceti reveals it has an odd, asymmetrical shape resembling a football. This may be tied to dramatic changes occurring during its expansion-contraction cycles, or to the presence of unresolved spots on its surface.
Hubble measurements show the red giant star is 700 times larger than our Sun.Credit:
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|Release date:||6 August 1997, 06:00|
|Size:||502 x 502 px|