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Star Procyon

Binary star Procyon is located 11.5 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
11.5 light years
Procyon A
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White-Blue star (spectral class F5 V)

Mass: 1.5 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 2.048 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 6474 K | 1.12 T Sun
time iconAge: 1.87 billions years | 0.41 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 6.93 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 0.37
(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
Procyon B
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White dwarf (spectral class DQZ)

Mass: 0.602 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.01234 R Sun | 0.1 R Jupiter
time iconAge: 1.37 billions years | 0.3 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.00049 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)
More about Procyon
      Nearby star Procyon can be found in northern celestial hemisphere, and it is possible to see it with naked eye. The star is observable also from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
Elgomaisa, Algomeysa, Antecanis, α Canis Minoris, Alpha Canis Minoris, 10 Canis Minoris, BD+05°1739, Gliese 280, GJ 280, HD 37279, HIC 30438, HIP 30438, HR 2943, SAO 115756, LHS 233, alf CMi
Closest stars
Distance
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Star name Mass
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Planets
1.1
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Luytens Star 0.26 M
4
3.1
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WISE J0722-0540 0.02 M
4.5
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Ross 614 0.22 M
0.11 M
5
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DX Cancri 0.09 M
5.2
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Sirius 2.06 M
1.02 M
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