Host Star

Some articles on host star, star, stars:

HD 205739 B - Host Star
... HD 205739 is an F-type star with a mass that is 1.22 times the mass of the Sun and a size that is 1.33 times the radius of the Sun ... The star is rich in iron its measured metallicity is = 0.19, or 1.55 times the iron detected in the Sun ... be seen from Earth with the naked eye because the star has an apparent magnitude (V) of 8.56 ...
USNOA2 0750-21400328 - Notable Features - Planetary Systems
... Gliese 876, one of the nearest stars to Earth at a distance of 15 light-years, was the first red dwarf star to be found to possess a planetary system. 91 Aquarii is an orange giant star orbited by one planet, 91 Aquarii b ... Gliese 849 is a red dwarf star orbited by the first known long-period Jupiter-like planet, Gliese 849 b ...
Boötes - Notable Features - Stars - Stars With Planetary Systems
... The host star itself is a magnitude 4.5 star of type F7V, 15.6 parsecs from Earth ... The host star and planet are tidally locked, meaning that the planet's orbit and the star's particularly high rotation are synchronized ... Furthermore, a slight variability in the host star's light may be caused by magnetic interactions with the planet ...

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