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LP 224-38
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Star LP 224-38

Red dwarf LP 224-38 is located 51 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M6.5Ve, that has 11 % of solar mass. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.
Sun distance
51 light years

LP 224-38

Red dwarf (spectral class M6.5Ve)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 16h 6m 32.789s
Declination iconDeclination: 40° 54' 24.641'' (northern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 63.423
Distance iconSun distance: 51.425 ly | 15.8 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 11.2 % M Sun | 117 M Jupiter
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Size: 14.1 % R Sun | 1.4 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 2861 K | 0.5 T Sun
time iconAge: 5 billions years | 1.09 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.00119 L Sun

1 exoplanet

LP 224-38 b 0.02 AU 13.2 M 3.7 days

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 17.5
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 16.5
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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
Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).
More about LP 224-38
Nearby star LP 224-38 is a main sequence star that fuses hydrogen atoms into helium. It is approximately 10 % of the size of Sun and temperature on its surface is around 2861 K (2588 °C), which is about 50 % of Sun's temperature.
      LP 224-38 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 3154, 2MASS J16063390+4054216, TIC 24108819, WISEA J160633.13+405423.7, LSPM J1606+4054, Gaia EDR3 1380293091823646720
External sources
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Simbad database (LP 224-38)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 1380293091823646720)
Archive from the Gaia mission
Class of stars Red dwarf
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.
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- 2.4 ly

Chi Herculis
1.1 M☉ 2.7 ly

Gliese 611
- 4.8 ly

Gliese 3929
0.31 M☉ 5.2 ly

Ross 640
- 5.4 ly
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