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LP 796-1
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Star LP 796-1

Red dwarf LP 796-1 is located 64 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M5.2, that has typically about 25 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
64 light years

LP 796-1

Red dwarf (spectral class M5.2)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 12h 43m 59.055s
Declination iconDeclination: -16° 14' 35.45'' (equatorial region)
Parallax iconParallax: 51.3
Distance iconSun distance: 63.578 ly | 19.5 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 20 % M Sun | 178.1 M Jupiter (estimate)
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Size: 20 % R Sun | 2.1 R Jupiter (estimate)
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 14.7
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 13.3
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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 796-1
      LP 796-1 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope. 
External sources
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Simbad database (LP 796-1)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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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