U Lacertae

star in the constellation Lacerta

U Lacertae is a binary star located in the Lacerta constellation. The main star is a red supergiant 1,022 times larger than our Sun.[1][2]

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  1. Josselin, E.; Mauron, N. (1 February 2011). "The mass-loss rates of red supergiants and the de Jager prescription". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 526: A156. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/201013993 – via www.aanda.org.
  2. Verhoelst, T.; Van der Zypen, N.; Hony, S.; Decin, L.; Cami, J.; Eriksson, K. (1 April 2009). "The dust condensation sequence in red super-giant stars". Astronomy & Astrophysics. 498 (1): 127–138. doi:10.1051/0004-6361/20079063 – via arXiv.org.