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TW Hydrae

(TW Hya)
(nearest T-Tauri star)

TW Hydrae (TW Hya) is the nearest T-Tauri star to the Sun, and is the star for which TW Hydrae association is named. It has a face-on protoplanetary disk, and hosts an extra-solar planet, TW Hydrae b with a minimum mass of about 1.2 Jupiter masses.

Characteristics (T Tau Sa):


(star,protostar)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TW_Hydrae
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~060pc196lyTW Hydrae
Coordinates:TW Hya
J110132-344317

Referenced by:
TW Hydrae association (TWA)

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