Comparison between the Sun and the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1

This picture shows the Sun and the ultracool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 to scale. The faint star has only 11% of the diameter of the sun and is much redder in colour.

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ESO

About the Image

Id:eso1615e
Type:Artwork
Release date:2 May 2016, 17:00
Related releases:eso1706, eso1615
Size:4793 x 3442 px

About the Object

Name:TRAPPIST-1
Type:Milky Way : Star : Type : Brown Dwarf
Category:Exoplanets
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