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Star GQ Lupi

Binary star GQ Lupi is located 495 light years away from the Sun. It consists of a orange star and a red dwarf. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.
Sun distance
495 light years

GQ Lupi

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Orange star (spectral class K7Ve C)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 15h 49m 12.107s
Declination iconDeclination: -35° 39' 5.054'' (southern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 6.587
Distance iconSun distance: 495.166 ly | 151.8 pc

Basic characteristic

Mass: 0.7 M Sun | 733.3 M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 0.69 R Sun (estimate)

1 exoplanet

GQ Lupi b - 20.2 R n/a 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
Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).

2MASS J15491331-3539118

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Red dwarf (spectral class M4)

Location

Distance iconDistance from the primary: 2400 AU

Basic characteristic

Mass: 0.15 M Sun | 157.1 M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 0.21 R Sun | 2.1 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3190 K | 0.55 T Sun
(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
Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).
More about GQ Lupi
      Star GQ Lupi can be found in southern celestial hemisphere. 
Other designations of this star
TIC 442623949, CD-35 10525, GQ Lup, FMR 242A, Hen 3-1106, 2MASS J15491210-3539051, TIC 442623945, WDS J15492-3539A, WISEA J154912.09-353905.2
News from this star system
Article image:

Characterizing the protolunar disk of the accreting companion GQ Lupi B

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