WOH G64

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WOH G64 is the largest star in the Large Magellanic Cloud with a diameter of 1,540 times that of the Sun's (= 2.14 billion km),[1] and is located in constellation Dorado. WOH G64's luminosity varies from 284,000 to 490,000 L . It is surrounded by a torus-shaped cloud/halo with a size of 1 light-year and a mass of 3 to 9 solar masses.

See also

  • R136a1, the most massive star in the LMC and also in the universe.
<< 3. UY Scuti 4. WOH G64 5. RW Cephei >>

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