Thursday, August 2, 2007

LHS 288

Star type
g M5.5

Distance from Earth
g 14.64 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g NA

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g NA; 10%; NA

Brightness (xSol)
g 0.0047%

g NA

Comparison to Sol
g See illustration

Picture of star
g See picture

Star system features
g NA

Known planets
g Displays a possible perturbation due to a very low mass companion; such a companion might be as small as 2.4 Jupiter masses in a 7 yr orbit. See study highlights.

Habitable zone
g NA

Orbital map
g NA

View from star
g NA

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g NA

Map locating star system
g See stellar map (listed as “L143-23”)

Location in Earth sky
g In constellation Carina

Other names
g Luyten 143-23; L 143-23
g GL 3618
g LTT 3946

Sci-fi mentions
g NA

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