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Gliese 908
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Star Gliese 908

Red dwarf Gliese 908 is located 19 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class M1V, that has 37 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
19 light years

Gliese 908

Red dwarf (spectral class M1V)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 23h 49m 13.587s
Declination iconDeclination: 2° 23' 48.905'' (equatorial region)
Parallax iconParallax: 169.216
Distance iconSun distance: 19.274 ly | 5.9 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 37 % M Sun | 388 M Jupiter
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Size: 39 % R Sun | 3.9 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3653 K | 0.63 T Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.022 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 9
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 10.1
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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 908
Nearby star Gliese 908 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 3653 K (3380 °C), which is about 63 % of Sun's temperature.
      Gliese 908 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
BR Piscium, HIP 117473, SAO 128397, PPM 174453, G 29-68, G 31-6, GJ 908, LHS 550, LTT 17014, Lalande 46650, BR Psc, Gaia EDR3 2739689239311660672
External sources
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Simbad database (V* BR Psc)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 2739689239311660672)
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.
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Gliese 1286
0.12 M☉ 4.7 ly

Gliese 1002
0.11 M☉ 4.8 ly

EQ Pegasi
0.44 M☉ 6.3 ly

Gliese 1005
0.18 M☉ 6.7 ly

Van Maanens star
0.68 M☉ 6.8 ly
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