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Gliese 436
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Star Gliese 436

Red dwarf Gliese 436 is located 32 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M3V, that has 41 % of solar mass. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.
Sun distance
32 light years

Gliese 436

Red dwarf (spectral class M3V)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 11h 42m 12.164s
Declination iconDeclination: 26° 42' 10.634'' (northern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 102.301
Distance iconSun distance: 31.882 ly | 9.8 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 41 % M Sun | 430 M Jupiter
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Size: 42 % R Sun | 4.2 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3505 K | 0.61 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.025 L Sun

1 exoplanet

Gliese 436 b 0.03 AU 21.4 M 4.3 R -

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 10.6
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 10.7
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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).
More about Gliese 436
Nearby star Gliese 436 is a main sequence star that fuses hydrogen atoms into helium. It is approximately 40 % of the size of Sun and temperature on its surface is around 3505 K (3232 °C), which is about 61 % of Sun's temperature.
       Gliese 436 can be found in northern celestial hemisphere, you cannot see it with naked eye, but you can observe this star with basic telescope. The star is easily observable from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
2MASS J11421096+2642251, GJ 436, HIP 57087, LTT 13213, LHS 310, Ross 905, G 120-68, LFT 838, NLTT 28288, WISEA J114211.79+264215.1, Gaia EDR3 4017860992519744384
External sources
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Simbad database (Ross 905)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 4017860992519744384)
Archive from the Gaia mission
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TESS database (TOI 1796.01)
Archive from the TESS mission
Class of stars Red dwarf
Red dwarfs are small reddish stars, that are by far the most common type of star in solar neighborhood. Their mass is usually between 10 and 50 % of solar mass.
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0.97 M☉ 4.9 ly

Gliese 450
0.49 M☉ 5.7 ly

Argelanders Star
0.66 M☉ 6.4 ly

WISE 1217+1626
0.02 M☉ 7.6 ly
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