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Star Luyten 726-8

Binary star Luyten 726-8 is located 8.9 light years away from the Sun. It is a system with 2 stars. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
8.9 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Luyten 726-8 A
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Red dwarf (spectral class M5.5 V)
flare star

Mass: 0.102 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.14 R Sun | 1.4 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 2670 K | 0.46 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.00006 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
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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
Luyten 726-8 B
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Red dwarf (spectral class M6 V)
flare star

Mass: 0.1 M Sun | M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 0.14 R Sun | 1.4 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 2650 K | 0.46 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.00004 L 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
More about Luyten 726-8
      Nearby star Luyten 726-8 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
LHS 10, G 272-61B, Gliese 65, GJ 65, BL Ceti, UV Ceti, LHS 9, LHS 10, G 272-61, LUY 726, IDS 01340-1828, L 726-8, 2MASS J01390120-1757026, WISE J013903.93-175655.7, Gaia EDR3 5140693571158739840
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (G 272-61B )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 5140693571158946048)
Closest stars
Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
3.1
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Tau Ceti 0.78 M
4
3.5
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YZ Ceti 0.13 M
3
5.1
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Epsilon Eridani 0.82 M
1
6.7
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Lacaille 9352 0.5 M
2
7.1
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Gliese 1061 0.11 M
3
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