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Mu Cephei (Star, Astronomy)

Mu Cephei Facts:
  • 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.
See the short video below about large stars including Mu Cephei.



Stars listed in ascending size:

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