Star Xi Bootis

Binary star Xi Bootis is located 22 light years away from the Sun. It is a star system with 2 stars, from which the bigger one has 88 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.

Sun distance: 22 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
Xi Bootis A
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Yellow star
spectral class G8Ve

0.881 solar masses
0.863 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 5480 °K (5207 °C)
time icon6.5 bilion years old star
luminosity icon0.6041 solar luminosity
(No known exoplanets yet)
Xi Bootis B
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Orange star
spectral class K4Ve

0.7 solar masses
0.61 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 4767 °K (4494 °C)
time icon6.5 bilion years old star
luminosity icon0.061 solar luminosity
(No known exoplanets yet)
Other designations of this star
Gliese 566, Ksi Bootis, Gliese 556, ξ Boo, ξ Boötis, 37 Boötis, HD 131156, HIP 72659, HR 5544, SAO 101250, Gaia EDR3 1237090738916392704
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