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Zodiac: Taurus
Apr 21 - May 21
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UY Scuti

UY Scuti is a red star (M2-M4Ia-Iab) in the constellation of Shield.
A red supergiant star, considered one of the largest known stars by radius. It is also a pulsating variable star, making its apparent magnitude fluctuate between 8.29 and 10.56.
Declination
-12.4664°
Right ascension
18h 27m 36.53s (276.90222°)
The magnitude (brightness) is measured on a logarithmic scale. Small numbers mean bright stars: A star with a brightness of 1 mag is 100 times brighter that an star with 6 mag.
Magnitude
8.98 mag
The distance is measured in light years (LY). A light year is the distance, that light travels within one year. 1 LJ is equal to about 5,878,630,000,000 miles.
Distance
5,0005,000 ly
Tycho-Identifier
5698:5176:1
HIP-Identifier
Spectral type
M2-M4Ia-Iab
Color index
not in database
Every star belongs to a constellation, and 12 of those constellations are part of the zodiac.
Constellation
Scutum (Shield)

NFT Data

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Token ID
5698051761004389248984332205379700010110 (download meta data)
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This object was minted. You can purchase the Non-Fungible Token (NFT). An NFT is a digital asset, a proof-of-ownership in the Ethereum blockchain. Once you purchased the NFT, your ownership will be documented on Staracle. You can trade the NFT on online market places like OpenSea, since it is a digital asset according to the OpenZeoppelin ERC721 standard. Read more on our NFTs here.
This star was minted. You can purchase the Non-Fungible Token (NFT). An NFT is a digital asset, a proof-of-ownership in the Ethereum blockchain. Once you purchased the NFT, your ownership will be documented on Staracle. You can trade the NFT on online market places like OpenSea, since it is a digital asset according to the OpenZeoppelin ERC721 standard. Read more on our NFTs here.
Artist impression of UY Scuti, one of the largest known stars by radius.
Image credit: Pablo Carlos Budassi
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