Overview
System: HIP 103931 - All bodies
Distance to Sol: 154.52 ly
Spectral Class: M - Scoopable
Distance To Arrival: 4,270 ls
Luminosity Class: Va - Main-sequence star (dwarf)
Age: 888 Million years
Solar Masses: 0.3555
Solar Radius: 0.5506
Surface Temperature: 2,850 K
Orbital Period: 40.4 D
Semi Major Axis: 0.17 AU
Orbital Eccentricity: 0.2256
Orbital Inclination: -10.85 °
Arg Of Periapsis: 304.34 °
Absolute Magnitude: 9.1956
Materials:
None
Stations:
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Class M stars are red stars that form the bulk of the main sequence stars in the galaxy. Their mass is low, as is their surface temperature.

The term dwarf star refers to a variety of distinct classes of stars. The term was originally coined in 1906 when the Danish astronomer Ejnar Hertzsprung noticed that the reddest stars - classified as K and M in the Harvard scheme - could be divided into two distinct groups. They are either much brighter than the Sun, or much fainter. To distinguish these groups, he called them "giant" and "dwarf" stars, the dwarf stars being fainter and the giants being brighter than the sun.


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