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Luyten 789-6





Luyten 789-6
Photo: ESO Online Digitized Sky Survey
A nearby triple star system (trinary), also known as EZ Aquarii, consisting of three red dwarfs. It lies 11.08 light-years (3.4 pc) away in the constellation Aquarius. The main component is also a spectroscopic binary. The system's nearest neighbour is Lacaille 9352 at a distance of 4.21 light-years (1.29 pc).


visual magnitude 12.66 (A) 13.67 (B)
absolute magnitude 14.68 (combined)
spectral type M5V
distance 11.26 light-years (3.45 pc)
radial velocity -59.9 km/s
position R.A. 22h 38m 33.4s,
Dec. -15 18' 07"
other designations EZ Aquarii, GCTP 5475.00,
LHS 68, GJ 866 A,
Gl 156-031


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