Sunday, October 7, 2007

WD 0552-041

Star type
g DZ9 (white dwarf)

Distance from Earth
g 21.03 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g NA

Diameter/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g NA; 6.3%; NA (mimics a hot white dwarf with effective temperature well in excess of 105 K)

Brightness (xSol)
g 0.0063%

g No metal lines in its red optical spectrum, consistent with a pure He atmosphere

Comparison to Sol/Earth
g See illustration

Picture of star
g See picture

Star system features
g NA

Known planets
g NA

Habitable zone
g 0.0078 A.U.s, though white dwarfs almost certainly do not boast habitable planets (though they may sport remnants of previous life before the star became a white dwarf)

Orbital map
g NA

View from star
g NA

Nearby stars
(Star systems with 10 light years)
g Bonner Durchmusterung -3°1123: 3.10542 ly
g Giclas 99-49: 4.25694 ly
g Luyten Half-Second 1723: 5.42294 ly
g Ross 47: 6.27906 ly
g Eggen/Greenstein white dwarf 290: 6.33627 ly
g Gliese 229: 6.70007 ly
g Steph 538: 7.63641 ly
g V577 Monoceri: 8.07072 ly
g Omicron(2) Eridani: 9.1398 ly (class K1e V)
g Pi(3) Orionis: 9.35453 ly (class F6 V)
g Bonner Durchmusterung -5°1123: 9.489 ly (class K3 V)
g Bonner Durchmusterung -5°1844: 9.67321 ly (class K3 V)

Map locating star system
g NA

Location in Earth sky
g NA

Other names
g GJ 223.2
g HL 4
g LHS 32
g EG 45
g LP 658-002

Sci-fi mentions
g NA

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