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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. 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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- 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.