MARK GARLICK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MARK GARLICK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Future red giant Sun, artwork. View from Earth of the red giant Sun, which has increased in size, possibly engulfing Mercury and Venus. The surface of the Earth is arid and lifeless. This stage in the Sun's life, starting in some 5 billion years, will last about 700 million years and end with the formation of a small white dwarf Sun.
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