16 Cygni B

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Spectral Class: G2.5Vb
Classification: Yellow dwarf
Location: 56 LY from Sol system
Surface Temperature: 5640 K
Metallicity: 123%
Rotation: 29.1 days
Age: 9.9 x 109 years

Central star of the 16 Cygni system, a binary system. 16 Cygni A and B orbit each other at a distance of 700 AU, once every 100.000 years. 16 Cygni B has a planetary companion referred to as 16 Cygni B b.

Other catalog designations Gl 765.1B, BD +50 2848, HD 186427, HIP 96901.