Kruger 60 is also known as BD +56°2783 and Gl 860. It is a nearby pair of Red Dwarfs. B is a flare star known as DO Cephei, which would probably prevent life from developing on any planets. Their distances vary from 5.5 to 13.5 AU. B would appear as a point as bright as the full moon from A. In 88,600 years, it will come closest to the Sun at 6.4 light years, compared to its present distance of 13.1 ly.