(nearest T-Tauri star)
TW Hydrae (TW Hya) is the nearest T-Tauri star to the Sun,
and is the star for which TW Hydrae association is named.
It has a face-on protoplanetary disk,
and hosts an extra-solar planet, TW Hydrae b
with a minimum mass of about 1.2 Jupiter masses.
Characteristics (T Tau Sa):
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Referenced by pages:
K-type star (K)
TW Hydrae association (TWA)