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Krüger 60

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 13.1 light-years away and orbit around each other with a period of 44 years.

The Krüger 60 components
  Krüger 60A Krüger 60B
visual magnitude 9.7 11.2
absolute magnitude 11.9 13.3
spectral type M3V M4V

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