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  1. #1 A hypothetical question and few other questions 
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    Hello, I am new to the forums. Have a few questions that I would liked answered if possible.

    1. If Jupiter was replaced by a star the size of our sun perhaps a bit smaller and a little cooler. How much would our temperature rise on earth?

    2. Are there any stars in the Orion Nebula or around it that have the potential to go supernova, besides bettleguise, and any time soon?

    3. If bettleguise goes supernova, what threat does it have to other stars in the orion nebula and possible planets. Forgive me I do not the the amount of lightyears that bettleguise is positioned from it's neighboring stars.


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    4. or any star near the orion nebla going supernova besides bettleguise


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    Replacing Jupiter by a star around the size of the sun would cause serious problems for the earth's orbit. The immediate temperature effect would not be too great, but the long term is something else.
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    Hello mate

    1. If Jupiter was replaced by a star the size of our sun perhaps a bit smaller and a little cooler. How much would our temperature rise on earth?
    as mathman said, this may cause serious gravitational issues, but if a significantly smaller star, such as a red dwarf dwelled there, we would almost certainly recieve little or no heat from it. but conditions for life may have been hindered before we even came to be, as young red dwarfs often go through a very violent early life. watch 2010, jupiter turns into a 2nd star in that

    2. Are there any stars in the Orion Nebula or around it that have the potential to go supernova, besides bettleguise, and any time soon?
    there's Rigel, a blue supergiant, its not in the orion nebula, but in the constellation orion, see it as orions left foot. it is fusing heavy elements, and will most certainly supernova as it is around 17 solar masses

    3. If bettleguise goes supernova, what threat does it have to other stars in the orion nebula and possible planets. Forgive me I do not the the amount of lightyears that bettleguise is positioned from it's neighboring stars.
    its doubtful beetlegeuse will affect any other orion nebula stars, the distance between them is vast.


    hope this was helpful
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