Barnard’s Star

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The star's life

First the star will go through A formation phase where It will form. Then it will go threw a main sequence ( right now ). Then it will turn into A red giant then a white dwarf.

  1. star formation

  2. main sequence (in this one )

  3. red giant

  4. white dwarf


This kind of star is very common It is 80% of known stars.

It fuses helium and Hydrogen.

It has a radius size of 0.144[7] M☉ -----0.196 ± 0.008[8] R

The star is named for American astronomer E. E. Barnard.


Q. Does It have its own orbit?

A. Claimed that there were one or more gas giants in orbit around it

Q. When did we discover it

A. early 1960s to the early 1970s,

Q. What Constellation is it in

A. Ophiuchus