List of hottest stars

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This is a list of hottest stars so far discovered (excluding degenerate stars), arranged by decreasing temperature. The stars with temperatures higher than 60,000 K are included.

List[edit]

Star name Effective
Temperature
(K)
Mass
(M)
Luminosity
(L)
Spectral type Distance
(light years)
Ref.
WR 102 210,000 19 282,000 WO2 9,800 [1]
WR 142 200,000 20 245,000 WO2 4,000 [2]
LMC195-1 200,000 WO2 160,000 [3]
BAT 99-123 170,000 17 160,000 WO3 [4]
WR 93b 160,000 17 200,000 WO3 [4]
IC 1613 DR1 150,000 20 480,000 WO3 [5]
LH41-1042 150,000 17 180,000 WO4 [4]
WR 2 141,000 WN2
AB8 141,000 19 1,400,000 WO4 197,000 [4]
WR 30a 129,500 WO4 [6]
WR 143 117,000 WC4
WR 46 112,000 25 630,000 WN3 13,000
HD 56925 112,000 16 280,000 WN4-s 14,000
AB7 105,000 23 1,259,000 WN4 197,000 [7]
AG Pegasi 100,000 0.6 3,700 White dwarf 3,100
EZ CMa 89,100 20 380,000 WN4 5,900 [8]
Theta Muscae 83,000 WC5 7,500
The stars of Lynx Arc 80,000 12,000,000,000
WR 45 78,000 WC6
WR 86 71,000 WC7
WR 136 70,800 15 260,000 WN6(h)-s 2,400
WR 19 70,000 WN4 [9]
WR 1 70,000 WN4b [9]
WR 134 63,100 19 400,000 WN6-s 6,000
WR 149 60,000 WN5
WR102f 60,000 200,000 WC8 26,000

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References[edit]

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