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What Is the Biggest Star?

What Is the Biggest Star?


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What Is the Biggest Star?

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What is the Largest Star in our Universe?

UY Scuti is the largest star in the observable Universe with a mass coming in at around 1,700 times larger than the mass of the sun. 

UY Scuti is a specific type of star known as a hypergiant which are usually short lived and extremely rare because of the fact that they lose a large portion of their mass extremely quickly due to stellar winds.

To give some perspective, UY Scuti is around 6.5 Quadrillion times larger than Earth, 738.4 million miles in radius, and is 9,500 light years away from our solar system.

It really makes you think as to how something so large can exist in our universe.


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