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Mu Normae

The variable blue giant is the brightest star in the open cluster NGC 6169. It goes through an evolutionary phase like Deneb and 6 Cassiopeiae.

Constellation: Norma
Distance: 4660 light-years
Spectral class: O9.7
Visual magnitude: 4.87-4.98

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Mu Normae and the semi-circular cluster NGC 6169
Photo: ESO Online Digitized Sky Survey

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