P Cygni

variable star in the constellation Cygnus

P Cygni is a blue supergiant star located in the constellation Cygnus. It is 76 times larger than the Sun and 30 times more massive.[1] P Cygni is a luminous blue variable (or LBV for short) star, maybe even the first one discovered.

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  1. Najarro, F. (1 June 2001). "Spectroscopy of P Cygni". p. 133 – via NASA ADS.