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Star Kepler-16

Binary star Kepler-16 is located 245.4 light years away from the Sun. It is a system with 2 stars. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.
Sun distance
245.4 light years
Kepler-16 A
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Orange star (spectral class K7V C)

Mass: 0.6897 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.6489 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 4450 K | 0.77 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.148 L Sun

1 exoplanet:
Kepler-16 A b
99.5 M 0.7 AU 228.8 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
Kepler-16 B
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Red dwarf (spectral class M)

Mass: 0.20255 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.22623 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3311 K | 0.57 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.0057 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)
More about Kepler-16
      Star Kepler-16 can be found in northern celestial hemisphere. 
Other designations of this star
KIC 12644769, KOI-1611, 2MASS J19161817+5145267, TIC 299096355, Gaia DR2 2133476355197071616
News from this star system
Article image:

First detection of an exoplanet orbiting two stars at once with radial velocity

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