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# Is the sun the biggest star in the universe?

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No. It just looks that way because we're so close to it. But after astronomers
measured the size of a lot of stars, they recognized that the sun seems to be
a very average size ... not spectacularly bigger or smaller than most of the
others they've been able to measure.
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