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Star Fomalhaut C

Red dwarf Fomalhaut C is located 25 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M4V, that has 18 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
25 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
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
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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
More about Fomalhaut C
      Nearby star Fomalhaut C can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope.  Fomalhaut C is about 20 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3143 K (2870 °C), which is about 54 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
LP 876-10, Fomalhaut C, 2MASS J22480446-2422075, NLTT 54872, GSC 06964-01226, Gaia EDR3 6623351805412369024
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (* alf PsA C )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 6623351805412369024)
Class of stars Red dwarf
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Red dwarfs are small reddish stars, that are by far the most common type of star in solar neighborhood. Their mass is usually between 10 and 50 % of solar mass.
Closest stars
Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
2.4
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Gliese 884 0.63 M
2.5
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Fomalhaut 1.92 M
0.18 M
0.73 M
1
4
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Gliese 4274 0.17 M
4.5
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FK Aquarii 0.42 M
0.42 M
7
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Gliese 4248 0.2 M
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