Star Wolf 359

Red dwarf Wolf 359 is located 7.9 light years away from the Sun. It is a single flare star of spectral class M6.5 Ve, that has 9 % of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.

Red dwarfs are small reddish stars, it is by far the most common type of star in solar neighborhood.
Sun distance: 7.9 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
Wolf 359
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Red dwarf
spectral class M6.5 Ve
flare star

0.09 solar masses
0.16 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 2700 °K (2427 °C)
time icon0.2 bilion years old star
luminosity icon0.00002 solar luminosity

2 known exoplanets:
Wolf 359 b
| 43.9 earth masses
Wolf 359 c
| 3.8 earth masses
Other designations of this star
CN Leonis, Gliese 406, G 045-020, LTT 12923, LFT 750, LHS 36, GCTP 2553, Gaia EDR3 3864972938605115520
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