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Though technically classified as a blue supergiant, Naos is not a particularly large star, with a radius only about 11 times larger than that of our Sun. It is, however, an exceptionally hot and bright star—one of the brightest in the Milky Way Galaxy. It is noted for its unusually fast rotation and extremely strong stellar wind. In fact, were Naos to take the place of the Sun at the center of our solar system, it would likely vaporize the Earth. How old is Naos estimated to be? More…Discuss