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Star LP 838-16

Red dwarf LP 838-16 is located 37.2 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M3, that has typically about 25 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
37.2 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
LP 838-16
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Red dwarf (spectral class M3)

Mass: 0.36 M Sun | M Jupiter (estimate)
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Size: 0.37 R Sun (estimate)
temperature iconTemperature: 3402 K | 0.59 T Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 11.88
(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 LP 838-16
      Nearby star LP 838-16 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope.  LP 838-16 is about 40 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3402 K (3129 °C), which is about 59 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
Gaia EDR3 2911981886751531648
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (LP 838-16)
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 2911981886751531648)
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
7.9
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2MASS J0559-1404 0 M
8.1
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LP 779-34 0 M
8.8
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LP 837-53 0 M
8.9
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Gamma Leporis 1.23 M
0.82 M
9.5
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CD-35 2213 0 M
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