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Star Gliese 229 B

Brown dwarf Gliese 229 B is located 18.8 light years away from the Sun. It is a single flare star of spectral class T6.5 V, that has 2 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
18.8 light years
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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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 B
      Nearby star Gliese 229 B can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope. 
Other designations of this star
HD 42581B
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (HD 42581B )
Class of stars Brown dwarf
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Brown dwarfs are not really stars, because there is no thermonuclear fusion in their core. These objects are smaller and cooler than stars, but too massive to be considered planets
Closest stars
Distance
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Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
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Gliese 229 0.58 M
0.02 M
2
6.6
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Gliese 223.2 0.45 M
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
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