119 Tauri

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Location of 119 Tauri in the night sky.

119 Tauri, also known as CE Tauri, is a red supergiant star located in the Taurus constellation. It has a diameter that is more than 590 times bigger than that of the Sun's.[1] This is about 830 million kilometers. It has a diameter almost the size of Jupiter's orbit and can be easily seen in the night sky.

References[change | change source]

  1. Baron, F.; Lèbre, A.; Tessore, B.; Chiavassa, A.; Norris, R.; Montargès, M. (1 June 2018). "The convective photosphere of the red supergiant CE Tauri - I. VLTI/PIONIER H-band interferometric imaging". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 614: A12. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201731471 – via www.aanda.org.