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Star Gliese 1001 B

Brown dwarf Gliese 1001 B is located 39.6 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class L5, that has typically about 4 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
39.6 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Gliese 1001 B
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Brown dwarf (spectral class L5)

Mass: 0.05 M Sun | M Jupiter (estimate)
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Size: 0.1 R Sun (estimate)
temperature iconTemperature: 1600 K | 0.28 T 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 Gliese 1001 B
      Nearby star Gliese 1001 B can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope.  and temperature in its outer envelope is around 1600 K (1327 °C), which is about 28 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
GKI 2, 2MASSW J0004348-404405, 2MASS J00043484-4044058, L 362-29 B, Gaia EDR3 4996141155411984128
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (L 362-29 B )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 4996141155411984128)
Class of stars Brown dwarf
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Brown dwarfs are not really stars, because there is no thermonuclear fusion in their core. These objects are smaller and cooler than stars, but too massive to be considered planets.
Closest stars
Distance
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Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
0.5
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Gliese 1001 0 M
0 M
4.8
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L 504-27 0 M
7.8
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Gliese 3049 0.2 M
8.2
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APMPM J2330-4737 0 M
8.2
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LP 938-71 0 M
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