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KY Cygni (Red Supergiant Star, Astronomy)

KY Cygni Facts:
  • KY Cygni is a red supergiant star (spectral class M3m).
  • It is located in the constellation Cygnus, hence it's name.
  • One of the largest stars known ~ 1,420 times the Sun's diameter.
  • One of the most luminous in the known Universe (about 300,000 times the Sun's luminosity).
  • It is approximately 5,200 light-years away from us.
See the short video below about large stars including KY Cygni.



Stars listed in ascending size:

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