Deep Near-Infrared Survey 1048-39


Catalog numbers:
     Research Consortium on Nearby Stars (RECONS) 2, Deep Near-Infrared Survey (DENIS) 1048-39, Deep Near-Infrared Survey (DENIS) 1048-3956
Arity: singular
Points of interest:
     This red dwarf spins at 27 kilometers per second, which was what probably caused it to throw of two giant radio flares in 2002.

Right Ascension and Declination: 10h48m14.7s, -39°56'6.1" (epoch 2000.0)
Distance from Sol: 13.16 light-years (4.035 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 0.968%
Source for distance: Research Consortium on Nearby Stars
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -9.600, 3.108, -8.448
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: 2.017, -12.42, 3.856
Proper motion: 1.515 arcsec/yr (229.6° from north)
Source for proper motion: Research Consortium on Nearby Stars

What do all these fields mean?

Spectral class: M8.5
Luminosity Class: V
Apparent visual magnitude: +17.39
Absolute visual magnitude: +19.36
Visual luminosity: 0.00000157 x Sol
Mass: 0.113 x Sol
Source for mass: Research Consortium on Nearby Stars
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.00125 A.U.s
Orbital period in CZ: 1.15553 hours
Tidal index in CZ: 5.75497e+007

but not more than light-years away
Data for this star system were most recently updated on 22-July-2005.