GJ 1002

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GJ 1002
Observation data
Epoch J2000      Equinox J2000
Constellation Cetus
Right ascension 00h 06m 43.205s[1]
Declination –07° 32′ 16.83″[1]
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.73
Characteristics
Spectral type M5.5 V
U−B color index 1.78
B−V color index 1.97
Variable type None
Astrometry
Radial velocity (Rv) –41 km/s
Proper motion (μ) RA: –749.4 ± 8.0[1] mas/yr
Dec.: –1922.1 ± 8.0[1] mas/yr
Parallax (π) 213.00 ± 3.3 mas
Distance 15.3 ± 0.2 ly
(4.69 ± 0.07 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 15.37
Other designations
GJ 1002, LHS 2, GCTP 9.01, G 158-27.

GJ 1002 is a red dwarf star. It is located relatively near our Sun, at a distance of 15.31 light years, in the constellation Cetus.

This appears to be a relatively quiescent star, and no flare activity has been detected.

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