Mu Cephei [#592841221097]


This system is located at: -5806.46875 / 451 / -1117.8125

Galactic coordinates: R: 5,930.260 / l: 100.897 / b: 4.362
Equatorial coordinates: Right ascension: 21h 45m 2.467s / Declination: 59° 0'39.817''

Habitable zone:
Metal-rich body (2,491 to 7,619 ls), Earth-like world (119,941 to 179,889 ls), Water world (98,351 to 380,897 ls), Ammonia world (248,853 to 677,151 ls), Terraformable (93,419 to 186,401 ls)

Estimated value: 3,031 cr

Traffic report

This system was visited for the first time on EDSM by Verthel.

306 ships passed through Mu Cephei space, including 1 ship in the last 7 days.

0 ship passed through Mu Cephei space in the last 24 hours.

Mu Cephei is a red supergiant with a visible luminosity 100,000 times that of Sol. Its radius is 1260 times that of Sol, and is one of the brightest and largest red supergiants in the galaxy. It is 19.2 solar masses, and has neared the end of its evolution, beginning to fuse helium into carbon. Mu Cephei is likely to end its life as a black hole after a type II supernova.

Mu Cephei was noted by William Herschel and is also known as Herschel's Garnet Star. The star was first visited by CMDR Exocett and first logged for EDSM by CMDR unrealization.

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