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WR 6

The Wolf-Rayet star EZ Canis Majoris is sitting in a huge bubble of gas which was outcast by it and other WR-stars.

Constellation: Canis Major
Distance: ca. 6000 light-years
Spectral class: WN5
Visual magnitude: 6.9
Mass: > 25 * Sun

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    WR 6
The WR Bubble S308. The star (lower left corner) isn't shown.
Photo: Image courtesy of Y-H.Chu and R.A. Gruendl and ESA

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