Star Tau Ceti

Yellow star Tau Ceti is located 11.9 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class G8 V, that has 78 % of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.

Sun distance: 11.9 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
Tau Ceti
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Yellow star
spectral class G8 V

0.783 solar masses
0.793 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 5403 °K (5130 °C)
time icon5.8 bilion years old star

4 known exoplanets:
Tau Ceti e
| 3.93 earth masses
Tau Ceti f
| 3.9 earth masses
Tau Ceti g
| 1.75 earth masses
Tau Ceti h
| 1.83 earth masses
Other designations of this star
Gliese 71, 52 Cet, BD−16° 295, FK5 59, HD 10700, HIP 8102, HR 509, SAO 147986, LFT 159, LHS 146, LTT 935, * tau Cet, Gaia EDR3 2452378776434477184
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