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Star Gliese 617 B

Red dwarf Gliese 617 B is located 35.1 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M3.0Ve, that has 40 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
35.1 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Gliese 617 B
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Red dwarf (spectral class M3.0Ve)

Mass: 0.4 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.39 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3488 K | 0.6 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 617 B
      Nearby star Gliese 617 B 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 617 B is about 40 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3488 K (3215 °C), which is about 60 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
EW Draconis, EW Dra, Gliese 617 B, Gl 617 B, GJ 617 B, HIP 79762, TYC 4195-1167-1, 2MASS J16164537+6715224, WDS J16167+6714 B, Gaia EDR3 1642642957122493824
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (V* EW Dra )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 1642642957122493824)
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
(Solar mass)
Planets
0
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Gliese 617 0.6 M
0.4 M
1
5.5
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DN Draconis 0 M
5.8
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Gliese 9492 0.41 M
0 M
7.9
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HD 158633 0.73 M
8.6
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Gliese 3855 0.2 M
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