Wolf 1061

light-years

Catalog numbers:
     Gliese (Gl) 628, Bonner Durchmusterung (BD) -124523, Giclas (G) 153-58, Luyten Half-Second (LHS) 419, Hipparcos Input Catalog (HIC) 80824, Vyssotsky McCormick (McC) 164, Wolf 1061, New Suspected Variable (NSV) 7768
Arity: singular
Right Ascension and Declination: 16h30m18.097s, -12°39'45.17" (epoch 2000.0)
Distance from Sol: 13.91 light-years (4.264 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 0.7701%
Source for distance: Hipparcos
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -5.177, -12.54, -3.049
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: 12.77, 0.829, 5.451
Proper motion: 1.175 arcsec/yr (183.4° from north)
Radial Velocity: -13 km/sec
Source for proper motion and radial velocity: Gliese
Galactic (U,V,W) velocity components in km/s: -5.457, -20.07, -17.34

What do all these fields mean?


NOTE: This star is actually a close-orbiting binary pair. The data below are for both sub-components of the pair combined.
Spectral class: M3
Luminosity Class: V
Apparent visual magnitude: +10.10
Absolute visual magnitude: +11.95
Visual luminosity: 0.00145 x Sol
Color indices: B-V= +1.58, U-B= +1.18, R-I= +1.20
Mass: 0.38 x Sol
Diameter: 0.3 x Sol
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.0381 A.U.s
Orbital period in CZ: 4.40101 days
Tidal index in CZ: 6887.71
Angular size of star in sky in CZ: 4.201162 degrees

light-years
but not more than light-years away
Data for this star system were most recently updated on 4-April-2001.