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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.; Debosscher, J.; Degroote, P.; Kuschnig, R.; Walker, G. a. H.; Cameron, C.; Zwintz, K.; Pápics, P. I.; Pavlovski, K.; Aerts, C.; Matthews, J. M.; Tkachenko, A. (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 – via academic.oup.com.