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Gliese 674
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Star Gliese 674

Red dwarf Gliese 674 is located 15 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M2.5 V, that has 35 % of solar mass. There is at least one exoplanet in this system.
Sun distance
15 light years

Gliese 674

Red dwarf (spectral class M2.5 V)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 17h 28m 40.846s
Declination iconDeclination: -46° 53' 56.778'' (southern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 219.646
Distance iconSun distance: 14.849 ly | 4.6 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 35 % M Sun | 367 M Jupiter
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Size: 42 % R Sun | 4.2 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3453 K | 0.6 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.55 billions years | 0.12 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.016 L Sun

1 exoplanet

Gliese 674 b 0.04 AU 11.1 M -

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 9.4
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 11.1
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35
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 674
Nearby star Gliese 674 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 3453 K (3180 °C), which is about 60 % of Sun's temperature.
      Gliese 674 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, you cannot see it with naked eye, but you can observe this star with basic telescope. The star is also observable from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
CD-46 11540, LHS 449, LFT 1351, LTT 6942, LPM 645, HIC 85523, HIP 85523, GJ 674, Gaia EDR3 5951824121022278144
External sources
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The HARPS search for southern extra-solar planets
Scientific study, 06. 08. 2007
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Simbad database (CD-46 11540)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 5951824121022278144)
Archive from the Gaia 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.
Closest stars

Gliese 682
0.2 M☉ 1.7 ly

SCR 1845-6357
0.07 M☉ 5.2 ly

Gliese 693
0.26 M☉ 5.4 ly

2MASS J1540-5101
0.09 M☉ 5.6 ly

2MASS J1812-2608
0.02 M☉ 6.1 ly
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