Gliese 623

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Coordinates: Sky map 16h 24m 09.32495s, +48° 21′ 10.4611″

Gliese 623
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Hercules
Right ascension 16h 24m 09.32495s
Declination +48° 21′ 10.4611″
Characteristics
Spectral type M3.0V / M D ~
Astrometry
Proper motion (μ) RA: 1146.26 mas/yr
Dec.: -451.86 mas/yr
Parallax (π) 124.12 ± 1.16[1] mas
Distance 26.3 ± 0.2 ly
(8.06 ± 0.08 pc)
Database references
SIMBAD data

Gliese 623 is a dim double star lying 26.3 light years from Earth in constellation Hercules. It was photographed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope's Faint Object Camera in 1994. The binary system consists of two red dwarf stars orbiting each other at a distance of 1.9 astronomical units.

Gliese 623b is right of center


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  1. ^ van Leeuwen, F. 2007

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