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Orange Star in Eridanus
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Among the dustlanes surrounding Ran lurks its companion Ægir,
a gas giant planet or possibly a brown dwarf,
as shown here.
An orange dwarf star
in the northern parts of Eridanus, the River.
Ran, perhaps better known by its Bayer designation of Epsilon Eridani, is a binary star, most noted for its
proximity to the Sun - it is just 11 light years away.
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