HIP 12638 HD 16760

Stellar classification



  • X -78
  • Y -48
  • Z -116
→ Sol: 148

Object type

  • Double or multiple star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
simbad:HD 16760


HD 16760 is a binary star system approximately 150 light-years away in the constellation Perseus. The primary star HD 16760 (HIP 12638) is a G-type main sequence star similar to our Sun. The secondary, HIP 12635 is 1.521 magnitudes fainter and located at a separation of 14.6 arcseconds from the primary, corresponding to a physical separation of at least 660 AU. Announced in July 2009, HD 16760 has been confirmed to have a substellar object orbiting it. Whether or not this object is a brown dwarf or an extrasolar planet is currently not understood.

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