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BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Three largest stars identified: “Astronomers have identified the three biggest stars known to science.
If they were located in the same place as our own Sun – at the centre of the Solar System – the stars would stretch out further than the orbit of Jupiter.
The red ‘supergiant’ stars are more than 1.5 billion km across, pushing the previous record holder, Herschel’s ‘Garnet Star’, into fourth place. “

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