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Star and W Centauri

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Difference between Star and W Centauri

Star vs. W Centauri

A star is type of astronomical object consisting of a luminous spheroid of plasma held together by its own gravity. The designations W Centauri and w Centauri refer to two different stars in the constellation Centaurus.

Similarities between Star and W Centauri

Star and W Centauri have 3 things in common (in Unionpedia): Bayer designation, Mira variable, Red giant.

Bayer designation

A Bayer designation is a stellar designation in which a specific star is identified by a Greek letter, followed by the genitive form of its parent constellation's Latin name.

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Mira variable

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.

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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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Star and W Centauri Comparison

Star has 399 relations, while W Centauri has 8. As they have in common 3, the Jaccard index is 0.74% = 3 / (399 + 8).


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