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TRAPPIST-1

(2MASS J23062928-0502285)
(red dwarf with exoplanet near the habitable zone)

TRAPPIST-1 (2MASS J23062928-0502285) is a nearby Red Dwarf with three orbiting Earth-sized Extra Solar Planets, one of which appears near the edge of the star's presumed Habitable Zone (HZ), which has encouraged further interest. They were discovered by the TRAPPIST observatory, which explains its designation.

Stellar characteristics:


(star)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRAPPIST-1
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~012.1pc39.5lyTRAPPIST-1

Referenced by:
TRAPPIST

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