Westerlund 1-26

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Westerlund 1 with the inset showing W1-26 and the associated ionised hydrogen cloud

Westerlund 1-26 is a star. It is a red supergiant in the Westerlund 1 super star cluster. Its radius is 1,530 - 1,580 solar radii, making it one of the largest stars known.[1]

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  1. Charlie Wood (March 14, 2017). "Westerlund 1-26: Hubble finds one of universe's largest stars". Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved February 11, 2021.