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Star Alpha Fornacis

Binary star Alpha Fornacis is located 45.7 light years away from the Sun. It is a system with 2 stars. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
45.7 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Alpha Fornacis A
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Yellow-White star (spectral class F6V)

Mass: 1.33 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 2.04 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 6240 K | 1.08 T Sun
time iconAge: 2.9 billions years | 0.63 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 4.87 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 3.98
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
Alpha Fornacis B
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Yellow star (spectral class G7V)

Mass: 1.01 M Sun | M Jupiter (estimate)
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Size: 0.94 R Sun (estimate)
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 7.19
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
5
10
15
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25
30
35
K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
More about Alpha Fornacis
      Nearby star Alpha Fornacis can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, and it is possible to see it with naked eye. The star is observable also from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
* alf For A, α For, 12 Eridani, CD−29° 1177, GJ 127, Gliese 127, HD 20010, HIC 14879, HIP 14879, HR 963, SAO 168373, LTT 1512, 2MASS J03120443-2859156, Dalim , Gaia EDR3 5059348952161258624
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (* alf For B)
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 5059349158319689344)
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