G 9-38

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GJ 1116
Astrometry
Parallax (π) 191.3 ± 2.5[1] mas
Distance 17.0 ± 0.2 ly
(5.23 ± 0.07 pc)
Other designations
EI Cnc, GJ 1116, WDS J08582+1945AB, G 9-38, G 47-14, G 41-11, LP 426-40, LTT 12343, PLX 2144.03[2], GSC 01397-01138, 2MASS J08581519+1945470
A: LHS 2076[3], NLTT 20638[4]
B: LHS 2077[5], NLTT 20637[6]
Database references
SIMBAD The system
A
B

G 9-38, also known as EI Cancri and GJ 1116, is a binary star system consisting of two M-type stars.[7] At 17.04 light-years from the Sun, the system is relatively nearby.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gliese, W.; Jahreiß, H. (1991). "GJ 1116". Preliminary Version of the Third Catalogue of Nearby Stars. Retrieved 2014-11-23. 
  2. ^ Van Altena W. F.; Lee J. T.; Hoffleit E. D. (1995). "GCTP 2835.01". The General Catalogue of Trigonometric Stellar Parallaxes (Fourth ed.). 
  3. ^ Luyten, Willem Jacob (1979). "LHS 2076". LHS Catalogue, 2nd Edition. 
  4. ^ Luyten, Willem Jacob (1979). "NLTT 20638". NLTT Catalogue. 
  5. ^ Luyten, Willem Jacob (1979). "LHS 2077". LHS Catalogue, 2nd Edition. 
  6. ^ Luyten, Willem Jacob (1979). "NLTT 20637". NLTT Catalogue. 
  7. ^ Vizier query: Name=G* 1116, Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg , accessed 30 December 2012.
  8. ^ Nearby Stars Catalog (NSC), Planetary Habitability Laboratory, University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo accessed 31 December 2012.