Gliese & Jahreiss 1061


Catalog numbers:
     Gliese & Jahreiss (GJ) 1061, Luyten Half-Second (LHS) 1565 , Luyten FT (LFT) 295, Luyten Two-Tenth (LTT) 1702, Research Consortium on Nearby Stars (RECONS) 1
Arity: singular
Right Ascension and Declination: 3h36m0s, -44°30'46" (epoch 2000.0)
Distance from Sol: 11.9 light-years (3.66 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 1.866%
Source for distance: Research Consortium on Nearby Stars
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: 5.00, 6.89, -8.37
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -2.30, -6.87, -9.49
Proper motion: 0.831 arcsec/yr (118.8° from north)
Radial Velocity: -20 km/sec
Source for proper motion and radial velocity: Gliese
Galactic (U,V,W) velocity components in km/s: 4.08, -0.20, 24.3

What do all these fields mean?

Spectral class: M5.5
Luminosity Class: V
Apparent visual magnitude: +13.03
Absolute visual magnitude: +15.21
Visual luminosity: 0.000072 x Sol
Color indices: B-V= +1.90
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.0085 A.U.s

but not more than light-years away
Data for this star system were most recently updated on 17-November-1999.