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Star Fomalhaut

Triple star system Fomalhaut is located 25.1 light years away from the Sun. It is a system with 3 stars. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.
Sun distance
25.1 light years
Fomalhaut A
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White-Blue star (spectral class A3V C)

Mass: 1.92 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 1.842 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 7671 K | 1.33 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.44 billions years | 0.1 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 16.63 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 1.16

1 exoplanet:
Fomalhaut A Dagon
- 177 AU 620500 days
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
Fomalhaut B
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Orange star (spectral class K5Vp)

Mass: 0.725 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.629 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 4573 K | 0.79 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.44 billions years | 0.1 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.19 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 6.48
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
5
10
15
20
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
Fomalhaut C
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Red dwarf (spectral class M4V)

Mass: 0.18 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.19 R Sun (estimate)
temperature iconTemperature: 3143 K | 0.54 T Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 12.62
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
5
10
15
20
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 Fomalhaut
      Nearby star Fomalhaut 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
LP 876-10, Fomalhaut C, 2MASS J22480446-2422075, NLTT 54872, GSC 06964-01226, TW Piscis Austrini, TW PsA, Gl 879, HR 8721, CD -32°17321, HD 216803, LTT 9283, GCTP 5562.00, SAO 214197, CP(D)-32 6550, HIP 113283, α Piscis Austrini, α PsA, Alpha PsA, 24 Piscis Austrini, CPD −30° 6685, FK5 867, Gl 881, HD 216956, HIP 113368, HR 8728, SAO 191524, alf PsA
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (* alf PsA C )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 6623351805412369024)
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Distance
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Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
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Gliese 4248 0.2 M
6.1
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FK Aquarii 0.42 M
0.42 M
6.3
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Gliese 4274 0.17 M
8
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WISEP J232519.54-410534.9 0 M
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