W Ursae Majoris star
W Ursae Majoris itself lies 162 light-years away and consists of two stars not unlike the Sun, the primary with a mass of 0.99 Msun, a radius of 1.14 Rsun, and a luminosity of 1.45 Lsun, and the secondary with a mass of 0.62 Msun, a radius of 0.83 Rsun, and a solar-equivalent luminosity.
Related entry• variable stars
Related category• TYPES OF STAR
Home • About • Copyright © The Worlds of David Darling • Encyclopedia of Alternative Energy • Contact