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Spica is a blue main-sequence star that is the brightest star in the constellation Virgo. It is more than 7 times larger than the Sun.[1]

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  1. Weiss, W. W.; Sasselov, D.; Rucinski, S. M.; Rowe, J. F.; Moffat, A. F. J.; Guenther, D. B.; Kolbas, V.; Moravveji, E. et al. (11 May 2016). "Stellar modelling of Spica, a high-mass spectroscopic binary with a β Cep variable primary component". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 458 (2): 1964–1976. doi:10.1093/mnras/stw255. https://academic.oup.com/mnras/article/458/2/1964/2588998.