Thursday, October 25, 2007

Luyten 97-12

Star type
g DQ9 (white dwarf)

Distance from Earth
g 22.54 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g NA

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g NA; 7.2%; NA

Brightness (xSol)
g 0. 03%

g NA

Comparison to Sol
g NA

Picture of star
g NA

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 NA

Map locating star system
g See map

Location in Earth sky
g NA

Other names
g Gliese 293
g LHS 34
g WD 752-676

Sci-fi mentions
g In Frontier Elite II game, home of a planetoid and of a temporal singularity gateway located near “Planet 8”; wormholes connect the star system to five different stars, including Sol
g In “The Pyramids of Luyten,” a “SpaceMaster” scenario, is home to four planets (though game incorrectly lists star as being in the F spectral class)
g In German novel “Among the Elites”, home to an asteroid belt
g In computer game Gateway, is home to Fort Schmidt

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