Star Gliese 251

Red dwarf Gliese 251 is located 18.2 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M3 Ve, that has 37 % 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: 18.2 light years.
(Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.)
Gliese 251
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Red dwarf
spectral class M3 Ve

0.372 solar masses
0.446 solar radii
temperature icontemperature 3451 °K (3178 °C)

2 known exoplanets:
Gliese 251 b
| 3.3 earth masses
Gliese 251 c
| 22.2 earth masses
Other designations of this star
LHS 1879, Ross 578, Wolf 294, HD 265866, HIP 33226, LHS 1879, LTT 11941, Gaia EDR3 939072613334579328
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