WOH G64

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WOH G64

WOH G64 is a red supergiant star that is the largest star in the Large Magellanic Cloud. It has a diameter 1,540 times larger than the Sun, making it one of the largest known stars.[1] It is also one of the coolest stars in the LMC, with an effective temperature of 3,400 Kelvin. It is a possible Mira variable.

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  1. Levesque, Emily M.; Massey, Philip; Plez, Bertrand; Olsen, Knut A. G. (2009-06-01). "THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF THE RED SUPERGIANT WOH G64: THE LARGEST STAR KNOWN?". The Astronomical Journal. 137 (6): 4744–4752. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/137/6/4744. ISSN 0004-6256.