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Black Holes Encyclopedia
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Alternate Names

V616 Monocerotis

Type

Stellar mass

Location

In the constellation Monoceros

Distance

2,800 to 3,400 light-years

Mass

3 to 13 times the mass of the Sun

Size

Diameter 10-45 miles (20-65 km), equal to the size of a large city

Discovery Methods

Description

Measuring X-rays

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This document was last modified: February 12, 2012.

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