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Star Gliese 229

Binary star Gliese 229 is located 18.8 light years away from the Sun. It is a system with 2 stars. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
18.8 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Gliese 229 A
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Red dwarf (spectral class M1.5 V)
flare star

Mass: 0.58 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.69 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3837 K | 0.66 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.0158 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 8.125

2 exoplanets:
Gliese 229 A c
7.9 M 0.34 AU 122 days
Gliese 229 A b
10.2 M 0.9 AU 0 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
Gliese 229 B
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Brown dwarf (spectral class T6.5 V)
flare star

Mass: 0.02 M Sun | 21 M Jupiter
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Size: 0.047 R Sun | 0.5 R Jupiter
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
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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 Gliese 229
      Nearby star Gliese 229 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, you cannot see it with naked eye, but you can observe this star with basic telescope. The star is observable also from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
HD 42581B, HD 42581, HIP 29295, LHS 1827, NSV 2863, SAO 171334, TYC 5945-765-1, WISE J061034.53-215200.3, GJ 229, Gaia EDR3 2940856402123426176
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (HD 42581B )
Closest stars
Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
6.6
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6.7
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Gliese 205 0.57 M
2
7.1
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Gliese 3323 0.16 M
2
7.7
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Ross 614 0.22 M
0.11 M
7.9
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Gliese 3379 0.19 M
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