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30 Arietis

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30 Arietis

30 Arietis (abbreviated 30 Ari) is a 6th-apparent-magnitude quadruple star in the constellation of Aries. 30 Arietis is the Flamsteed designation. 30 Arietis A and B are separated by 38.1" or about 1500 AU at a distance of 130 light years away. The main components of both systems are F-type main-sequence stars, meaning they are fusing hydrogen in their cores. 30 Arietis A is itself a spectroscopic binary with an orbital period of 1.1 days. The 30 Arietis system is 910 million years old, one fifth the age of the Sun.

Planetary system

On November 27, 2009, the discovery of a very massive planet was announced to be orbiting 30 Arietis B at a distance of about 1 AU.

References

30 Arietis Wikipedia


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