Star V723 Monocerotis

Binary star V723 Monocerotis is located 1704.9 light years away from the Sun. It is a star system with 2 stars, from which the bigger one has 172 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.

Sun distance: 1704.9 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
V723 Monocerotis A
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Red giant
spectral class G0II C

1.72 solar masses
7.45 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 4440 °K (4167 °C)
(No known exoplanets yet)
V723 Monocerotis B
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Black hole

3 solar masses
(No known exoplanets yet)
Other designations of this star
Unicorn, V* V723 Mon, HD 45762, HIC 30891, HIP 30891, 2MASS J06290465-0534203, TIC 43077836, TYC 4793-654-1, YZ 95 2124, Gaia DR2 3104145904761393408
News from this star system

A Unicorn in Monoceros: the 3M⊙ dark companion to the bright, nearby red giant V723 Mon is a non-interacting, mass-gap black hole candidate

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