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Wezen

Wezen or Delta Canis Majoris has just begun to leave the main sequence and started with fusioning hydrogen in its hull. It now glows as a yellow supergiant similar to Deneb.

Constellation: Canis Major
Age: 10 million years
Distance: 1790 light-years
Spectral class: F8
Visual magnitude: 1.83
Luminosity: 50 000 * Sun
Mass: 17 * Sun
Diameter: 200 * Sun

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