YZ Canis Minoris

Proper names: YZ Canis Minoris
Catalog numbers:
     Gliese (Gl) 285, Giclas (G) 50-4, Luyten Half-Second (LHS) 1943, Hipparcos Input Catalog (HIC) 37766, Ross 882, Luyten FT (LFT) 547
Arity: singular
Right Ascension and Declination: 7h44m40.127s, +3°33'8.66" (epoch 2000.0)
Distance from Sol: 19.3 light-years (5.93 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 1.559%
Source for distance: Hipparcos
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -8.52, 17.3, 1.20
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -15.1, -11.1, 4.67
Proper motion: 0.604 arcsec/yr (221.4° from north)
Radial Velocity: 26.8 km/sec
Source for proper motion and radial velocity: Gliese
Galactic (U,V,W) velocity components in km/s: -20.4, -22.6, -8.89

What do all these fields mean?

Spectral class: M4e
Luminosity Class: V
Apparent visual magnitude: +11.40
Absolute visual magnitude: +12.53
Visual luminosity: 0.00084 x Sol
Variable type: BY Draconis (rotating variable)
Color indices: B-V= +1.60, U-B= +1.00, R-I= +1.40
Mass: 0.14 x Sol
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.029 A.U.s
Orbital period in CZ: 4.83221 days
Tidal index in CZ: 5713.32

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