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Dimensions of typical stars

  Star Radius (Solar radii) Density (Solar density) Mass (Solar mass)
Supergiants Beta Lyrae 19.2 0.0014 9.7
Rigel 78 0.00004 20
Deneb 96 0.00002 20
Gamma Cygni 67 0.00007 20
Betelgeuse 1000 0.0000005 10
Antares 776 0.00000004 20
Giants Capella 13 0.00096 2.1
Arcturus 35 0.00018 8
Aldebaran 87 0.000006 4
Beta Pegasi 40 0.00014 9
Main Sequence Stars Hadar 22 0.0023 25
MU-1 Scorpii 5.2 0.1000 14
Sirius A 1.9 0.335 2.3
Altair 1.6 0.415 1.7
Procyon A 2.6 0.102 1.8
Our Sun 1.0 1.0 1.0
61 Cygni A 0.7 1.69 0.58
Krueger 60 0.35 6.30 0.27
Barnard's Star 0.15 53.3 0.18
White Dwarfs Sirius B 0.022 90,000 0.99
40 Erdani B 0.018 71,000 0.41
Von Maanen's Star 0.007 47,000 0.14

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