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Star YZ Ceti

Red dwarf YZ Ceti is located 12.1 light years away from the Sun. It is a single flare star of spectral class M4 Ve, that has 13 of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
12.1 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
YZ Ceti
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Red dwarf (spectral class M4 Ve)
flare star

Mass: 0.13 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.168 R Sun | 1.7 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3151 K | 0.55 T Sun
time iconAge: 5 billions years | 1.09 Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 12.07

3 exoplanets:
YZ Ceti b
0.8 M 0.02 AU 0 days
YZ Ceti c
1 M 0.02 AU 0 days
YZ Ceti d
1.1 M 0.03 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 YZ Ceti
      Nearby star YZ Ceti can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope.  YZ Ceti is about 20 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3151 K (2878 °C), which is about 55 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
GCTP 248.01, Gliese 54.1, G 268-135, LHS 138, LTT 670, L 725-32, HIP 5643, YZ Cet, Gaia EDR3 2358524597030794112
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (V* YZ Cet )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 2358524597030794112)
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
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
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Planets
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Luyten 726-8 0.1 M
0.1 M
5.3
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Gliese 1005 0.18 M
0.11 M
5.6
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Van Maanens star 0.68 M
5.8
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Gliese 1002 0.11 M
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