Distance from Earth:

8.7 light years

Star name, type:

Luyten 726-8 A, red dwarf M6V

Star mass, radii:

0.10, 0.16 x Sol

Star2 name, type:

UV Ceti, red dwarf M4V

Star2 mass, radii:

0.09, 0.15 x Sol

Binary separation:

2.1 - 8.8 AU



Hypothetical planet location:

0.007 AU

Possible life:



Image description:

In this picture we see two dim suns in the sky during their closest approach at 2.1 AU between them.


We also see the cold surface of a planet that is tidally locked (which means that one side of the planet would always be "day" and the other would be "night").