Thursday, July 26, 2007

DENIS 1048-3956

Star type
g M8.5

Distance from Earth
g 13.2 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g NA

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g NA; 6%-9% (75-90 Jupiter masses); 2,200° K

Brightness (xSol)
g 0.00015% (would look dimmer than the full Moon from Earth if it replaced the Sun in the Solar System)

g NA

Comparison to Sol
g See illustration

Picture of star
g See picture
g See picture

Star system features
g NA

Known planets
g NA

Habitable zone
g NA

Orbital map
g NA

View from star
g NA

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g L 143-23, ~5 ly
g L 145-141, ~7 ly
g LP 731-58, ~7 ly
g Hip 54298, ~9 ly
g Ross 128, ~9 ly
g Wolf 359, ~10 ly

Map locating star system
g (listed as Denis 1048-39)

Location in Earth sky
g At southern edge of Constellation Antlia, the Air Pump northeast of the Eight-burst Planetary and Phi Velorum; it is about 10,000 times too faint to be seen with the naked eye.

Other names
g DENIS-P J104814.7-395606.1

Sci-fi mentions
g NA

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