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Star PDS 70

Subgiant PDS 70 is located 370 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class K7IVe C, that has 76 % of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
370 light years

PDS 70

Subgiant (spectral class K7IVe C)


Ascension iconRight ascension: 14h 8m 10.156s
Declination iconDeclination: -41° 23' 52.577'' (southern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 8.816
Distance iconSun distance: 369.963 ly | 113.4 pc

Basic characteristic

icon weight
Mass: 76 % M Sun | 796 M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 126 % R Sun | 12.5 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3972 K | 0.69 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.0054 billions years | 0 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.35 L Sun

3 exoplanets

PDS 70 b 22.7 AU 2225.3 M 19.6 R 45108 days
PDS 70 c 30.2 AU 1398.8 M -
PDS 70 disc 40 AU -
More about PDS 70
Star PDS 70 is is approximately 26 % bigger than the Sun and temperature on its surface is around 3972 K (3699 °C), which is about 69 % of Sun's temperature.
      PDS 70 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere. 
Other designations of this star
V1032 Cen, 2MASS J14081015-4123525, IRAS 14050−4109, CD-40 8434, DENIS J140810.1-412352, TIC 179413040, WISE J140810.13-412352.7
External sources
icon study
A Circumplanetary Disk Around PDS 70c
Scientific study, 22. 07. 2021
News from this star system
Article image:

Composition of the disc around young star PDS 70, where new exoplanets are being created

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