Star L 98-59

Red dwarf L 98-59 is located 34.6 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M3V C, that has 32 % of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.

Red dwarfs are small reddish stars, it is by far the most common type of star in solar neighborhood.
Sun distance: 34.6 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
L 98-59
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Red dwarf
spectral class M3V C

0.32 solar masses
0.291 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 3367 °K (3094 °C)

4 known exoplanets:
L 98-59 b
| 0.4 earth masses
L 98-59 c
| 2.22 earth masses
L 98-59 d
| 1.94 earth masses
L 98-59 e
| 3.06 earth masses
Other designations of this star
2MASS J08180763-6818468, NLTT 19357, TIC 307210830, TYC 9193-2365-1, WISEA J081807.80-681850.2, TOI-175, RAVE J081807.6-681847, Luyten 98-59, Gaia EDR3 5271055243163629056
News from this star system

Exoplanet with less than half the mass of Earth and water world are hiding in nearby system L 98-59

Telescope TESS found its smallest exoplanet so far

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