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 Mu Cephei name was known as “Garnet Star” because of it’s deep red color.

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2  Mu Cephei name was known as “Garnet Star” because of it’s deep red color.

3  This star is a famous variable star the brightness is four times greater than it’s maximum.

4  1,550 light years away estimates place it at about 573 parsecs which equates to about 1,900 light years from us.

5  2536 times the solar radius. Would fill the orbit of Saturn. niverse/MuCephi.html

6  38,000 times brighter than the sun.

7  Mu Cephei is the famous "Garnet Star", so named by Sir William Herschel for its vivid red, even noticeable in binoculars (if somewhat more so in telescopes).

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9  By Carliyah Stovall


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