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Naos

Naos is a with 42 000 kelvin extremely hot blue star. It speeds with 100 kilometers per second through space and spins about twice as fast. Who or what gave it such a kick is unknown.

Constellation: Puppis
Age: circa 2 million years
Distance: 1400 light-years
Spectral class: O5
Visual magnitude: 2.21
Luminosity: 1 million * Sun
Mass: 50 * Sun
Diameter: 20 * Sun

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