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That depends on how you define "celestial body".

Arguably, the largest "celestial body" thus far discovered (or ever likely to be discovered) is the universe itself.

However, let's assume you mean a compact body, i.e. one which is more or less continuous (and thus excludes things like galaxies, globular clusters, and nebulae).

The largest star known is VY Canis Majoris, which is roughly the size of the orbit of Saturn.

The largest body in the Solar system is, of course, the Sun. Jupiter is second, at about 0.1% the volume of the Sun.

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