Saturday, November 17, 2007

Gl 666 AB

Star type
g A: G8V
g B: K7-M0V

Distance from Earth
g 24.73 ly

Star Service No.
g NA

g A: NA
g B: NA

Radius/Mass/Temp (xSol)
g A: 58%; 71.5%; 5305 K
g B: NA; 31.3%; NA

Brightness (xSol)
g A: 30.94%
g B: 1.7%

g A: 45%
g B: Extremely metal poor

Comparison to Sol
g A: NA
g B: NA

Picture of star
g A: NA
g B: NA

Star system features
g Pair belong to the old disk population

Known planets
g A: NA
g B: NA

Habitable zone
g A: NA
g B: NA

Orbital map
g Two stars share a highly elliptical orbit that takes several centuries to complete. The estimates of the period range from 693 to 2,200 years, and the average separation of the two stars is about 210 AUs.

View from stars
g NA

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

Map locating star system
g NA

Location in Earth sky
g In the constellation Ara

Other names
g A: HD 156274; HIP 84720; CD -46 11370; YPC 3919; LHS 444; 41 Arae A; 41 G. Arae A; HR 6416; LTT 6886; GCTP 3919.00; SAO 227816; NSV 21372; CP(D)-46 8513; BSO 13; LPM 636; LFT 1334, 41 Ara
g B: 41 Arae B; 41 G. Arae B; Gl 666 B; LHS 445

Sci-fi mentions
g A: NA
g B: NA

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