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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.
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)

Mass: 0.372 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.446 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3451 K | 0.6 T Sun

2 exoplanets:
Gliese 251 b
3.3 M 0.02 AU 14.2 days
Gliese 251 c
22.2 M 0.97 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 251
      Nearby star Gliese 251 can be found in northern celestial hemisphere, you cannot see it with naked eye, but you can observe this star with basic telescope. The star is observable also from Northern America, Europe and Asia.  Gliese 251 is about 40 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3451 K (3178 °C), which is about 60 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
LHS 1879, Ross 578, Wolf 294, HD 265866, HIP 33226, LHS 1879, LTT 11941, GJ 251, Gaia EDR3 939072613334579328
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (HD 265866 )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 939072613334579328)
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
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
2.5
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QY Aurigae 0.23 M
0.19 M
7.3
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Gaia EDR3 3426333598021539840 0 M
8.5
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DX Cancri 0.09 M
8.6
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Ross 47 0.35 M
8.8
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Gliese 1093 0.21 M
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