The crumple-faced star - known for his love of the good life - once said: 'I'd rather stay in the second line.
It is one of the largest white stars known.
Their main distinction is that they are the stars of smallest mass known to man.
It was also found to be the lowest-luminosity star known at the time.
This is one of the largest stars currently known at about 1,190-1,940 times the Sun's radius.
And it concentrates on ones similar to the Sun, the only star known to support life.
At the time of its discovery it was the lowest-mass star known.
It could be a dim failed star known as a brown dwarf.
And, now it turns out, the Sun has also lost its distinction as the only star known to have planetary companions.
It is also the most luminous star known at 8,700,000 times the luminosity of the Sun.