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Kapteyn's Star

A red subdwarf and a very old halo star.
It doesn't belong to the Milky Way, but to the spheric halo surrounding the Milky Way.

Constellation: Pictor
Distance: 12.78 light-years
Spectral class: M0
Visual magnitude: 8.86
Luminosity: 0.00383 * Sun
Mass: 0.281 * Sun
Diameter: 0.291 * Sun
Radial velocity: 245.5 km/sec

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