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Earendel

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earendel star,most distant star,earliest star,highest redshift star

Earendel (WHL0137-LS) is the earliest and most distant star discovered to date. It lies at a comoving distance of 28 billion light-years from Earth. It… Read More »Earendel

Icarus

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Icarus star,MACS J1149 LS 1

Icarus (MACS J1149 Lensed Star 1) is a blue supergiant discovered through a gravitational lens in 2018. It is the second most distant individual non-supernova… Read More »Icarus

Albireo

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albireo star,albireo double star,beta cygni

Albireo, Beta Cygni (β Cyg) is the primary component in a multiple star system located in the constellation Cygnus. It appears as an optical double… Read More »Albireo

Aspidiske

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Aspidiske star,Iota Carinae

Aspidiske, Iota Carinae (ι Car) is a white supergiant star located 690 light years away in the southern constellation Carina. With an apparent magnitude of… Read More »Aspidiske

Markeb

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Markeb star,Kappa Velorum

Markeb, Kappa Velorum (κ Vel), is a spectroscopic binary star located 570 light years away in the southern constellation Vela. With an apparent magnitude of… Read More »Markeb