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Mu Cephei A system map

Mu Cephei is a red supergiant star in the constellation Cepheus. It's located at the edge of the IC 1396 nebula. It has a solar radius of 1,074.540000 and its one of the biggest known stars in the galaxy.[1]

The spectrum of Mu Cephei has served as the M2 Ia standard by which other stars are classified since 1943.[2]

References Edit

  1. http://www.elitegalaxyonline.com/portfolio/largest-stars/
  2. http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1993AAS...183.1710G

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