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Rho Cassiopeiae

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Rho Cassiopeiae is a yellow hypergiant star, the brightest one in the night sky. It is located in the constellation Cassiopeia. It is also one of the largest, with a size 450 times larger than the Sun, but the star's mass is just 22 times larger than the Sun

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  • Mass: 22 Solar Masses
  • Radius: 636-981 Solar Radius
  • Luminosity: 320,000-530,000 Solar Luminosities
  • Temperature: 4,571-6,044 Kelvin
  • Spectral Type: F8Ia+-K0Ia+