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Star Gliese 687

Red dwarf Gliese 687 is located 14.8 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M3.5 V, that has 40 of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
14.8 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Gliese 687
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Red dwarf (spectral class M3.5 V)

Mass: 0.401 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.492 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3400 K | 0.59 T Sun

2 exoplanets:
Gliese 687 b
17.3 M 0.16 AU 38.1 days
Gliese 687 c
14.5 M 1.17 AU 727.4 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 687
      Nearby star Gliese 687 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 687 is about 50 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3400 K (3127 °C), which is about 59 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
BD+68 946, LHS 450, AOe 17415-6, LTT 15232, SAO 17568, GCTP 4029.00, HIP 86162, STU 10B, LFT 1364, Gaia EDR3 1637645127018395776
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (BD+68 946 )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 1637645127018395776)
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
4.1
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WISE J1506+7027 0.09 M
4.2
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Struve 2398 0.33 M
0.25 M
2
5
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Sigma Draconis 0.85 M
5.5
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Gliese 1221 0.81 M
7
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Gliese 445 0.2 M
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