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Star Van Maanens star

White dwarf Van Maanens star is located 14 light years away from the Sun. It is a single star of spectral class DZ7.5, that has 68 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
14 light years

Van Maanens star

White dwarf (spectral class DZ7.5)

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 0h 49m 11.219s
Declination iconDeclination: 5° 22' 35.604'' (equatorial region)
Parallax iconParallax: 231.78
Distance iconSun distance: 14.072 ly | 4.3 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 68 % M Sun | 712 M Jupiter
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Size: 1.1 % R Sun | 0.1 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 6130 K | 1.06 T Sun
time iconAge: 3.13 billions years | 0.68 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.00017 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 12.4
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 14.2
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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 Van Maanens star
Nearby star Van Maanens star is is is much smaller than the Sun and temperature on its surface is around 6130 K (5857 °C), which is about 106 % of Sun's temperature.
      Van Maanens star can be found in northern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope. 
Other designations of this star
Van Maanen 2, Gliese 35, GJ 35, vMa2, G 001-027, GCTP 160.00, HIP 3829, LFT 76, LHS 7, LTT 10292, WD 0046+051, Wolf 28, Gaia EDR3 2552928187080872832
External sources
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Simbad database (Wolf 28)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 2552928187080872832)
Archive from the Gaia mission
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