The Top 5 Largest Stars

  Star
(star-type)
Solar Radius
(kilometres)
Distance from Earth
1 VY Canis Majoris
(red hypergiant)
2,100
(1.46 billion km)
4,900 light years
2 WOH G64
(red hypergiant)
2,000
(1.39 billion km)
163,000 light years
3 W Cephei A
(red hypergiant)
1,700
(1.18 billion km)
2,400 light years
4 Mu Cephei
(red supergiant)
1,650
(1.14 billion km)
1,300 - 5,200 light years
5 V354 Cephei
(red hypergiant)
1,520
(1.05 billion km)
9,000 light years
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Sources:  Top 5 of Anything Research 2015.

List Notes: Data is the Top 5 largest known Stars ranked by solar radius (diameter). Solar radius is a unit of distance used to express the size of stars in astronomy equal to the current radius of the Sun.
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