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Star Ross 248

Red dwarf Ross 248 is located 10.3 light years away from the Sun. It is a single flare star of spectral class M5.0V, that has 14 of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
10.3 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Ross 248
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Red dwarf (spectral class M5.0V)
flare star

Mass: 0.136 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.16 R Sun | 1.6 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3142 K | 0.54 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.0018 L 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 Ross 248
      Nearby star Ross 248 can be found in northern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope.  Ross 248 is about 20 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3142 K (2869 °C), which is about 54 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
Gliese 905, GJ 905, HH Andromedae, HH And, 2MASS J23415498+4410407, G 171-010, GCTP 5736.00, LHS 549, Gaia EDR3 1926461164913660160
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (Ross 248 )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 1926461164913660160)
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
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Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
1.8
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Groombridge 34 0.38 M
0.15 M
2
4.5
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Kruger 60 0.27 M
0.18 M
5.6
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61 Cygni 0.7 M
0.63 M
6.6
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EV Lacertae 0.35 M
8.6
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Struve 2398 0.33 M
0.25 M
2
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