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Mira variable and W Centauri

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Difference between Mira variable and W Centauri

Mira variable vs. W Centauri

Mira variables ("Mira", Latin, adj. - feminine form of adjective "wonderful"), named for the prototype star Mira, are a class of pulsating variable stars characterized by very red colours, pulsation periods longer than 100 days, and amplitudes greater than one magnitude in infrared and 2.5 magnitude at visual wavelengths. The designations W Centauri and w Centauri refer to two different stars in the constellation Centaurus.

Similarities between Mira variable and W Centauri

Mira variable and W Centauri have 1 thing in common (in Unionpedia): Red giant.

Red giant

A red giant is a luminous giant star of low or intermediate mass (roughly 0.3–8 solar masses) in a late phase of stellar evolution.

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Mira variable and W Centauri Comparison

Mira variable has 66 relations, while W Centauri has 8. As they have in common 1, the Jaccard index is 1.35% = 1 / (66 + 8).


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