VY Canis Majoris

Pistol Star

pistol star,v4647 sagittarii

The Pistol Star (V4647 Sagittarii) is a blue hypergiant star located in the southern constellation Sagittarius. It is one of the most massive and luminous… Read More »Pistol Star

Mu Cephei

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garnet star

Mu Cephei (μ Cep) is a red supergiant located in the constellation Cepheus. With an average apparent magnitude of 4.08, it is the 10th brightest… Read More »Mu Cephei

VV Cephei

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VV Cephei is an eclipsing binary star system located approximately 4,900 light years from Earth in the constellation Cepheus. It has an apparent magnitude of… Read More »VV Cephei

Antares

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antares star,alpha scorpii

Antares, Alpha Scorpii (α Sco) is a red supergiant star located in the constellation Scorpius. With an average apparent magnitude of 0.96, it is the… Read More »Antares

WOH G64

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WOH G64 is a red supergiant or hypergiant star located at a distance of 160,000 light years from Earth in the constellation Dorado. It is… Read More »WOH G64

Betelgeuse

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betelgeuse star,alpha orionis

Betelgeuse, Alpha Orionis (α Ori), is a red supergiant star of the spectral type M1-2 located in the constellation Orion, the Hunter.  It has an… Read More »Betelgeuse