bet Cnc is a star with 1.7 times the mass of the Sun, and 47.2 times its radius. It is located 290.43 light years away from the solar system and is estimated to be 1.85 billion years old, as compared to the Sun which is roughly 4.6 billion years old.
bet Cnc is known to have 1 exoplanets in orbit around it.
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