CW Leonis

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CW Leonis, also known as CW Leonis, is a red giant star that is mostly made out of Carbon. It is more than 500 times larger than the Sun[1] and is located in the Leo constellation.

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  1. Weigelt, G.; Hofmann, K.-H.; Men'shchikov, A. B. (1 September 2002). "IRC+10 216 in action: Present episode of intense mass-loss reconstructed by two-dimensional radiative transfer modeling". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 392 (3): 921–929. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20020954 – via www.aanda.org.