Star Aldebaran

Orange star Aldebaran is located 66.6 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class K5+III B, that has 116 % of solar mass. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.

Sun distance: 66.6 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
Aldebaran
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Orange star
spectral class K5+III B

1.16 solar masses
45.1 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 3900 °K (3627 °C)
time icon6.4 bilion years old star

1 unconfirmed exoplanet:
Aldebaran b
| 1843.861 earth masses
Other designations of this star
Alpha Tau, α Tau, 87 Tauri, BD+16°629, GJ 171.1, Gliese 171.1, 9159, HD 29139, HIC 21421, HIP 21421, HR 1457, SAO 94027
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