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Luyten 726-8

(Gliese 65)
(nearby binary star system)

Luyten 726-8 (aka Gliese 65) is a binary star system about 9 light-years away, discovered by Willem Jacob Luyten in 1948. It is the eighth-closest star system to Earth. Characteristics:

Luyten 726-8 A:

Luyten 726-8 B:


(star,nearby star,binary star,variable star)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luyten_726-8
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~02.68pc8.73lyLuyten 726-8
Coordinates:Luyten 726-8
J013901.54-175701.8

Referenced by pages:
M-type star (M)

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