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Burran, also known as CelWP T1, is the brightest, second largest and second most massive star of the Evolutionary Cross. It is an Alpha Cygni variable, and is currently going through a blue loop, being a blue-white supergiant.
Overview[edit | edit source]
Burran with part of its disk showing
|Distance||2814367.43043064 light years from Earth|
|Mass||24.6 Solar Masses|
|Radius||~110.7 Solar Radii|
Properties[edit | edit source]
In around 200,000 years it will go back to being a red supergiant. Burran has a relatively weak solar wind and so has retained most of its ZAMS mass.