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Ryn wrote at 2013-03-20 22:17:20
There is at least one green star, I've seen it through my telescope and it definitely looks green to my eye! It is in the Southern Cross (constellation Crux). The star is IRAS 12194-6007, it is a carbon star near the end of its life and it emits light at 12 microns, according to this website: http://www.constellation-guide.com/constellation-list/crux-constellation/ - there is also a photo of the green star here.


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