Ross 128

Stellar classification



  • X 6
  • Y 9
  • Z 0
→ Sol: 11

Object type

  • Flare Star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
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Ross 128 is a small star in the equatorial zodiac constellation of Virgo, the virgin. The apparent magnitude of Ross 128 is 11.13, which is too faint to be seen with the unaided eye. Based upon parallax measurements, the distance of this star from Earth is 10.89 light-years (3.34 parsecs), making it the twelfth closest star to the Solar System. It was first cataloged in 1926 by American astronomer Frank Elmore Ross.

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