Ross 619


Catalog numbers:
     Gliese (Gl) 299, Luyten Half-Second (LHS) 35, Ross 619
Arity: singular
Right Ascension and Declination: 8h9m11s, +8°59'42" (epoch 1950.0)
Distance from Sol: 22.0 light-years (6.76 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 1.7264%
Source for distance: Gliese
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -11.6, 18.4, 3.45
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -16.9, -11.5, 8.21
Proper motion: 5.211 arcsec/yr (167.1° from north)
Radial Velocity: -35 km/sec
Source for proper motion and radial velocity: Gliese
Galactic (U,V,W) velocity components in km/s: 106, -124, -48.2

What do all these fields mean?

Spectral class: M4n
Luminosity Class: V
Apparent visual magnitude: +12.83
Absolute visual magnitude: +13.68
Visual luminosity: 0.00029 x Sol
Color indices: B-V= +1.77, U-B= +1.40, R-I= +1.31
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.017 A.U.s

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