DT Virginis

Stellar classification



  • X 7
  • Y 35
  • Z 6
→ Sol: 36

Object type

  • Flare Star
  • Star
  • Double or multiple star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • Variable of RS CVn type
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
simbad:BD+13 2618


DT Virginis, also known as Ross 458 AB, is a binary star in the constellation of Virgo. Both of the stars are low-mass red dwarfs with at least one of them being a flare star. This binary system has a circumbinary planet detected by direct imaging, currently the planetary-mass object with the widest known orbit around a binary star.

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