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Star EI Cancri

Binary star EI Cancri is located 17 light years away from the Sun. It consists of 2 red dwarf stars. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
17 light years

EI Cancri A

Red dwarf (spectral class M8Ve)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 8h 58m 14.208s
Declination iconDeclination: 19° 45' 46.655'' (equatorial region)
Parallax iconParallax: 194.144
Distance iconSun distance: 16.8 ly | 5.2 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 11 % M Sun | 115 M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 10 % R Sun | 1.1 R Jupiter (estimate)
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 13.9
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 15.4
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10
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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
Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).

EI Cancri B

Red dwarf (spectral class M7 V)

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 10 % M Sun | 105 M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 10 % R Sun | 1 R Jupiter (estimate)
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 13.8
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 15.2
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
Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).
More about EI Cancri
      EI Cancri can be found in northern 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 2077, NLTT 20637, EI Cnc, Gliese 1116, G 9-38, G 47-14, G 41-11, LP 426-40, LTT 12343, Gaia EDR3 660597997696173440
External sources
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Simbad database (G 9-38B)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 660597997697274752)
Archive from the Gaia mission
Closest stars

LHS 2090
0.09 M☉ 4.2 ly

DX Cancri
0.09 M☉ 5.5 ly

AD Leonis
0.4 M☉ 5.5 ly

2MASS J0937+2931
0.03 M☉ 6.2 ly

Gliese 3522
0.2 M☉ 6.7 ly
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