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Star Luytens Star

Red dwarf Luytens Star is located 12.3 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M3.5 V, that has 26 of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
12.3 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Luytens Star
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Red dwarf (spectral class M3.5 V)

Mass: 0.26 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.35 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3277 K | 0.57 T Sun
time iconAge: 8.5 billions years | 1.85 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.003 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 9.872

4 exoplanets:
Luytens Star c
1.2 M 0.04 AU 4.7 days
Luytens Star b
2.2 M 0.09 AU 18.7 days
Luytens Star d
10.8 M 0.71 AU 413.9 days
Luytens Star e
9.3 M 0.85 AU 542 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
More about Luytens Star
      Nearby star Luytens Star can be found in northern celestial hemisphere, you cannot see it with naked eye, but you can observe this star with basic telescope. The star is observable also from Northern America, Europe and Asia.  Luytens Star is about 40 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3277 K (3004 °C), which is about 57 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
Gliese 273, GJ 273, GCTP1755, BD +05°1668, G 089-019, LHS 33, LTT 12021, LFT 527, Vys 17, HIC 36208, HIP 36208, Gaia EDR3 3139847906307949696
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (BD+05 1668 )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 3139847906307949696)
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
1.1
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Procyon 1.5 M
0.6 M
2.6
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WISE J0722-0540 0.02 M
3.8
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Ross 614 0.22 M
0.11 M
5.5
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DX Cancri 0.09 M
5.7
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Sirius 2.06 M
1.02 M
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