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TRAPPIST-1

(2MASS J23062928-0502285)
(red dwarf with exoplanet near the habitable zone)

TRAPPIST-1 (2MASS J23062928-0502285) is a nearby Red Dwarf with seven known orbiting Extra-Solar Planets, ranging from about 1/3 Earth mass to just above Earth mass, with possibly as many as six of them within the star's presumed Habitable Zone, which has encouraged much interest. They were discovered by the TRAPPIST observatory, which explains its designation.

Stellar characteristics:


(star,exoplanets,red dwarf)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRAPPIST-1
http://www.spitzer.caltech.edu/images/6294-ssc2017-01h-The-TRAPPIST-1-Habitable-Zone
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~012.1pc39.6lyTRAPPIST-1
Coordinates:TRAPPIST-1
J230629.368-050229.032

Referenced by:
Red Dwarf
TRAPPIST

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