van Maanen's Star

Proper names: van Maanen's Star, van Maanen 2
Catalog numbers:
     Gliese (Gl) 35, Luyten Half-Second (LHS) 7, Eggen/Greenstein white dwarf (EG) 5, McCook & Sion White Dwarf (WD) 46+5
Arity: singular
Right Ascension and Declination: 0h46m31s, +5°9'11" (epoch 1950.0)
Distance from Sol: 14.13 light-years (4.331 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 0.9013%
Source for distance: Gliese
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: 13.78, 2.836, 1.269
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: -4.014, 6.457, -11.91
Proper motion: 2.98 arcsec/yr (155.7° from north)
Radial Velocity: 54 km/sec
Source for proper motion and radial velocity: Gliese
Galactic (U,V,W) velocity components in km/s: -10.89, -28.31, -75.76

What do all these fields mean?

Spectral class: DZ7
Luminosity Class: wd
Apparent visual magnitude: +12.38
Absolute visual magnitude: +14.20
Visual luminosity: 0.000182 x Sol
Color indices: B-V= +0.55
Diameter: 0.01 x Sol
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.0135 A.U.s
Angular size of star in sky in CZ: 0.394760 degrees

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