LBV 1806-20

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LBV 1806-20 is the brighest star on the left side of this picture.

LBV 1806-20 is a blue supergiant star. It is 2,000,000 times brighter than the Sun.[1] It is located in the Sagittarius constellation but due to dust is not visible to the naked eye. The star is 1,135 times larger than the Sun.[2]

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  1. Hutsemékers, D.; Rauw, G.; Nazé, Y. (1 February 2012). "The first X-ray survey of Galactic luminous blue variables". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 538: A47. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201118040 – via