Star Wolf 359
Red dwarf Wolf 359 is located 8 light years away from the Sun.
It is a single flare star of spectral class M6.5 Ve, that has 11 % of solar mass.
There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.
More about Wolf 359
Nearby star Wolf 359 is a main sequence star that fuses hydrogen atoms into helium. It is approximately 10 % of the size of Sun and temperature on its surface is around 2749 K (2476 °C), which is about 48 % of Sun's temperature.
Wolf 359 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
CN Leonis, Gliese 406, GJ 406, G 045-020, LTT 12923, LFT 750, LHS 36, GCTP 2553, Gaia EDR3 3864972938605115520
Simbad database (Wolf 359)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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.