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HD 93250

Another extreme blue star in the Carina Nebula. The main sequence stadium of such a mammoth star only lasts about 40 000 years.

Constellation: Carina
Distance: circa 7500 light-years
Spectral class: O3.5
Visual magnitude: 7.50
Mass: 118 * Sun
Diameter: 18 * Sun

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    HD 93250
Extract from the Carina Nebula. In the center is HD 93250, below it Eta Carinae and at the right is HD 93129.
Photo: K. Weis & W. J. Duschl (ITA, U. Heidelberg)

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