Overview
System: Mel 22 Sector FR-V c2-6 - All bodies
Distance to Sol: 536.10 ly
Spectral Class: L - Not Scoopable
Distance To Arrival: 19,910 ls
Luminosity Class: V - Main-sequence star (dwarf)
Age: 6,556 Million years
Solar Masses: 0.0938
Solar Radius: 0.2292
Surface Temperature: 1,428 K
Orbital Period: 123,618.5 D
Semi Major Axis: 45.26 AU
Orbital Eccentricity: 0.2335
Orbital Inclination: 2.90 °
Arg Of Periapsis: 162.80 °
Absolute Magnitude: 14.1010
Materials:
None
Stations:
None

Class L dwarfs are dwarf stars that are cooler than M class stars. They are on the borderline of supporting fusion of hydrogen in their cores, and their temperatures range from 1,300 K to 2,400 K, cool enough to have alkaline metals and metal hydrides in their atmospheres.

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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