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Star Gliese 526

Red dwarf Gliese 526 is located 17.7 light years away from the Sun. It is a single flare star of spectral class M1.5 V, that has 28 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
17.7 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Gliese 526
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Red dwarf (spectral class M1.5 V)
flare star

Mass: 0.28 M Sun | M Jupiter
radius icon
Size: 0.582 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3521 K | 0.61 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.011 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 8.50
(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 526
      Nearby star Gliese 526 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 526 is about 60 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3521 K (3248 °C), which is about 61 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
Lalande 25372, BD+15°2620, CD+15° 2620, HD 119850, HIP 67155, PLX 3135, SAO 100695, TYC 899-789-1, Wolf 498, Gaia EDR3 3741297293732404352
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (HD 119850 )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 3741297293732404352)
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.
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Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
6.3
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FL Virginis 0.14 M
0.13 M
7.1
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Xi Bootis 0.88 M
0.7 M
7.5
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Gliese 514 0.51 M
1
7.7
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WISEP J1503+2525 0.02 M
7.9
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GL Virginis 0.12 M
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