Star 40 Eridani

Triple star system 40 Eridani is located 16.3 light years away from the Sun. It is a star system with 3 stars, from which the biggest has 84 % of solar mass. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.

Sun distance: 16.3 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
40 Eridani A
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Orange star
spectral class K0.5 V
flare star

0.84 solar masses
0.81 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 5202 °K (4929 °C)

1 known exoplanet:
40 Eridani A b
| 8.47 earth masses
40 Eridani B
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White dwarf
spectral class DA4
flare star

0.573 solar masses
0.014 solar radii
(No known exoplanets yet)
40 Eridani C
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Red dwarf
spectral class M4.5 V
flare star

0.2036 solar masses
0.31 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 3167 °K (2894 °C)
time icon5.6 bilion years old star
(No known exoplanets yet)
Other designations of this star
DY Eri, BD-07°781 C, LHS 25, LTT 1909, omi02 Eri C, BD-07° 781, G 160-060, HD 26976, LHS 24, LTT 1908, SAO 131065, omi02 Eri B, Keid, Omicron² Eridani, 40 Eri, Gliese 166, HD 26965, HIP 19849, HR 1325, LHS 23, LTT 1907, SAO 131063, BD-07° 780, omi02 Eri, Gaia EDR3 3195919528989223040
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