Anchoring Starlight: Mirfak

Astronomy Mirfak (it sometimes also goes by the name Algenib) is is the brightest star in the constellation of Perseus. The star is a yellow supergiant about 550 light years away. It has a mass about 8 times that of the Sun, but has expanded to 60 times the size, while its luminosity is about …

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