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Star Gliese 588

Red dwarf Gliese 588 is located 19.3 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M2.5 V, that has 46 of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
19.3 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Gliese 588
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Red dwarf (spectral class M2.5 V)

Mass: 0.46 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.48 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3501 K | 0.61 T Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 9.311

2 exoplanets:
Gliese 588 b
2.4 M 0.05 AU 0 days
Gliese 588 c
10.3 M 0.53 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 588
      Nearby star Gliese 588 can be found in southern 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 588 is about 50 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3501 K (3228 °C), which is about 61 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
CD-40 9712, HIP 76074, LHS 397, LTT 6210, TYC 7844-1976-1, 2MASS J15321302-4116314, Gaia EDR3 6002807341299977216
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (CD-40 9712 )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 6002807341299977216)
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
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Planets
3.7
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2MASS J1540-5101 0.09 M
6.2
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WISE 1541-2250 0.01 M
6.6
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Gliese 3877 0.08 M
7.1
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33 G. Librae 0.8 M
0.05 M
0.35 M
0.55 M
7.7
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Gliese 682 0.2 M
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