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HD 168625

HD 168625 is probably an LBV of the smaller kind, which is poorly explored. However it resembles much the no more existing Sanduleak -69 202 A, which makes it a good candidate for a soon to come supernova.

Constellation: Sagittarius
Distance: 9100 light-years
Spectral class: B6
Visual magnitude: 9.68

Back: List of big and giant stars part 2

01/11/2007

    HD 168625
Photo: NASA, JPL-Caltech, Nathan Smith/UC Berkeley

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