- Mu Cephei (μ Cephei) is also known as Herschel's Garnet Star (as deep red color was noted first by William Herschel).
- Red supergiant star - appears garnet red because of spectral class M2Ia.
- One of the largest most luminous stars in the known Milky Way.
- Found in the constellation Cepheus.
Stars listed in ascending size:
- Eta Carinae & Nebula
- V509 Cassiopeiae
- Mu Cephei
- KY Cygni
- V354 Cephei
- Binary Star Cephei
- VY Canis Majoris
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