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Star 2MASS J1540-5101

Red dwarf 2MASS J1540-5101 is located 17.4 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M6.5 V, that has 9 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
17.4 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
2MASS J1540-5101
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Red dwarf (spectral class M6.5 V)

Mass: 0.09 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.1 R Sun (estimate)
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.0006 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)
Photometry
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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
More about 2MASS J1540-5101
      Nearby star 2MASS J1540-5101 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope. 
Other designations of this star
2MASS J154043.42-510135.7, WISEA J154045.67-510139.3, UCAC4 195-119117, Gaia EDR3 5985290231327158144
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (UCAC4 195-119117)
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 5985290231327158144)
Class of stars Red dwarf
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Red dwarfs are small reddish stars, that are by far the most common type of star in solar neighborhood. Their mass is usually between 10 and 50 % of solar mass.
Closest stars
Distance
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Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
3.7
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Gliese 588 0.46 M
2
5.6
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Gliese 674 0.35 M
1
5.7
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WISE 1639-6847 0 M
6.1
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Gliese 682 0.2 M
2
6.4
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Gliese 693 0.26 M
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