Stein 2051

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Coordinates: Sky map 04h 31m 11.52059s, +58° 58′ 37.4806″

Stein 2051
Astrometry
Parallax (π) 180.6 ± 0.8[1] mas
Distance 18.06 ± 0.08 ly
(5.54 ± 0.02 pc)
Other designations
The system:
A:
B:
Database references
SIMBAD The system
A
B

Stein 2051 (Gliese 169.1, G 175-034, LHS 26/27) is a nearby binary star system, containing a red dwarf (component A) and a degenerate star (white dwarf) (component B), located in constellation Camelopardalis at 18.06 ly from Earth.[1]

Stein 2051 is the nearest (red dwarf + white dwarf) separate binary system (40 Eridani BC is located closer (at 16.26 light-years),[10] but it is a part of a triple star system).

Stein 2051 B is the 6th nearest white dwarf after Sirius B, Procyon B, van Maanen's star, LP 145-141 and 40 Eridani B.

Properties[edit]

The brighter of this two stars is A (a red dwarf), but the more massive is component B (a white dwarf).

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Van Altena W. F., Lee J. T., Hoffleit E. D. (1995). "GCTP 986.01". The General Catalogue of Trigonometric Stellar Parallaxes (Fourth ed.). Retrieved 2014-11-23. 
  2. ^ Gliese, W. and Jahreiß, H. (1991). "Gl 169.1". Preliminary Version of the Third Catalogue of Nearby Stars. Retrieved 2014-11-23. 
  3. ^ Perryman; et al. (1997). "HIP 21088". The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues. Retrieved 2014-11-23. 
  4. ^ Luyten, Willem Jacob (1979). "NLTT 13373". NLTT Catalogue. 
  5. ^ Luyten, Willem Jacob (1979). "LHS 26". LHS Catalogue, 2nd Edition. 
  6. ^ Perryman; et al. (1997). "HIP 21088". The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues. Retrieved 2014-11-23. 
  7. ^ Luyten, Willem Jacob (1979). "NLTT 13375". NLTT Catalogue. 
  8. ^ Luyten, Willem Jacob (1979). "LHS 27". LHS Catalogue, 2nd Edition. 
  9. ^ Perryman; et al. (1997). "TYC 3744-2062-1". The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues. Retrieved 2014-11-23. 
  10. ^ Perryman; et al. (1997). "HIP 19849". The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues. Retrieved 2014-11-21. 

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