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Wolf 1561
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Star Wolf 1561

Binary star Wolf 1561 is located 36 light years away from the Sun. It consists of 2 red dwarf stars. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
36 light years

Wolf 1561 B

Red dwarf (spectral class M5V )
flare star

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 20 % M Sun | 178.1 M Jupiter (estimate)
radius icon
Size: 20 % R Sun | 2.1 R Jupiter (estimate)
temperature iconTemperature: 3200 K | 0.55 T Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

5
10
15
20
25
30
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).

Wolf 1561 A

Red dwarf (spectral class M4V )
flare star

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 22h 17m 18.477s
Declination iconDeclination: -8° 48' 16.93'' (equatorial region)
Parallax iconParallax: 90.489
Distance iconSun distance: 36.044 ly | 11.1 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 30 % M Sun | 261.9 M Jupiter (estimate)
radius icon
Size: 30 % R Sun | 2.7 R Jupiter (estimate)
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

5
10
15
20
25
30
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 Wolf 1561
Nearby star Wolf 1561 is a main sequence star that fuses hydrogen atoms into helium.
      Wolf 1561 can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, however it is too dim to be seen with the naked eye or even a small telescope. 
Other designations of this star
LHS 3788, LDS 782B, EPIC 206262223, LFT 1700, L 932-39, LP 759-82, LTT 8939, 2MASS J22171870-0848186, NLTT 53398, WISEA J221718.35-084821.4, GJ 852 A, LDS 782A, DENIS J221719.0-084811, EPIC 206262336, LFT 1699, LHS 3787, LTT 8938, 2MASS J22171899-0848122, NLTT 53397, V* FG Aqr, Zkh 329, WDS J22173-0847A, Gaia EDR3 2616132101175106816
External sources
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Simbad database (Wolf 1561 A)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 2616132101175106816)
Archive from the Gaia mission
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