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Star Gliese 1061

Red dwarf Gliese 1061 is located 12 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M5.5 V, that has 11 of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
12 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Gliese 1061
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Red dwarf (spectral class M5.5 V)

Mass: 0.113 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.13 R Sun (estimate)
temperature iconTemperature: 2999 K | 0.52 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.001 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 13.07

3 exoplanets:
Gliese 1061 b
1.5 M 0.02 AU 0 days
Gliese 1061 c
1.7 M 0.04 AU 0 days
Gliese 1061 d
1.6 M 0.05 AU 0 days
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 1061
      Nearby star Gliese 1061 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope.  Gliese 1061 is about 10 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 2999 K (2726 °C), which is about 52 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
LHS 1565, LFT 295, LTT 1702, LP 995-46, L 372-58, GJ 1061, Gaia EDR3 4848140361962951552
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (L 372-58 )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 4848140361962951552)
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.
News from this star system

Three new exoplanets were discovered orbiting star Gliese 1061

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