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Star Wolf 940

Binary star Wolf 940 is located 40.4 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
40.4 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Wolf 940 A
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Red dwarf (spectral class dM4.0)

Mass: 0.27 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.28 R Sun (estimate)
temperature iconTemperature: 3352 K | 0.58 T Sun
time iconAge: 5 billions years | 1.09 Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 12.70
(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
Wolf 940 B
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Brown dwarf (spectral class T8+/Y?)

Mass: 0.025 M Sun | 26.2 M Jupiter
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Size: 0.09 R Sun | 0.9 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 605 K | 0.1 T 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 Wolf 940
      Nearby star Wolf 940 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
2MASS J21464040-0010233, GJ 1263, Gliese 1263, LHS 3708, LTT 8692, LPM 797, LFT 1660, G 26-30, G 93-35, USNO 467, Gaia EDR3 2681122098893985408
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (Wolf 940 B)
Closest stars
Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
4.2
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LP 639-1 0 M
4.2
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UCAC4 427-122653 0 M
6.5
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HD 209290 0 M
7.1
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2MASS J2224-0158 0 M
7.1
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Wolf 1555 0 M
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