DX Cancri

Proper names: DX Cancri
Catalog numbers:
     Gliese & Jahreiss (GJ) 1111, Giclas (G) 51-15, Luyten Half-Second (LHS) 248
Arity: singular
Right Ascension and Declination: 8h26m53s, +26°57'12" (epoch 1950.0)
Distance from Sol: 11.8 light-years (3.63 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 1.076%
Source for distance: Gliese
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -6.30, 8.45, 5.36
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -9.54, -2.92, 6.34
Proper motion: 1.29 arcsec/yr (242.2° from north)
Radial Velocity: -5 km/sec
Source for proper motion and radial velocity: Gliese
Galactic (U,V,W) velocity components in km/s: -5.89, -6.24, -21.0

What do all these fields mean?

Spectral class: M6.5e
Luminosity Class: V
Apparent visual magnitude: +14.81
Absolute visual magnitude: +17.01
Visual luminosity: 0.000014 x Sol
Variable type: UV Ceti flare star (eruptive variable)
Color indices: B-V= +2.06, U-B= +2.11, R-I= +1.94
Mass: 0.0408 x Sol
Diameter: 0.11 x Sol
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.0037 A.U.s
Orbital period in CZ: 9.7365 hours
Tidal index in CZ: 810582
Angular size of star in sky in CZ: 15.882637 degrees

but not more than light-years away
Data for this star system were most recently updated on 31-August-2001.