Krüger 60 imaged in the near-infrared and in z'-band by the Robo AO telescope.
Krüger 60, also known by the variable star designation DO Cephei, is a nearby binary star system, in the constellation of Cepheus, consisting of two red dwarfs, one of which (Krüger 60B) is a flare star. The pair lie 13.15 light-years away and orbit around each other with a period of 44 years.
|The Krüger 60 components|
|Krüger 60A||Krüger 60B|