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Star Wolf 1561 B

Red dwarf Wolf 1561 B is located 36.3 light years away from the Sun. It is a single flare star of spectral class M5V , that has typically about 25 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
36.3 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
Wolf 1561 B
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Red dwarf (spectral class M5V )
flare star

Mass: 0.15 M Sun | M Jupiter (estimate)
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Size: 0.19 R Sun (estimate)
temperature iconTemperature: 3200 K | 0.55 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 Wolf 1561 B
      Nearby star Wolf 1561 B can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope.  Wolf 1561 B is about 20 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3200 K (2927 °C), which is about 55 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
LHS 3788, LDS 782B, EPIC 206262223, LFT 1700, L 932-39, LP 759-82, LTT 8939, 2MASS J22171870-0848186, NLTT 53398, WISEA J221718.35-084821.4, Gaia EDR3 2616132101175335936
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (Wolf 1561 B)
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 2616132101175335936)
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
0.3
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Wolf 1561 0 M
0 M
3.5
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Gliese 4281 0 M
4.8
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2MASS J2224-0158 0 M
5.3
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Wolf 1555 0 M
5.6
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UCAC4 427-122653 0 M
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