GJ 1062

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GJ 1062 is a M2 class star located at Right ascension 03h 38m 15s and declination -11° 29” 2 in the constellation of Eridanus. The star has a total proper motion of 3.033 "/yr, making it the 25th fastest-moving star in terms of angular position as seen from Earth, and its radial velocity is -18 km/s. At a distance of 16.03 parsecs and with an absolute magnitude of 13.1, this star has an apparent magnitude of 14.6 when viewed from Earth.

The star is also known as LHS20, YPC 757.00 and Ross 578.


  • Martin V. Zombeck Handbook of Space Astronomy And Astrophysics Cambridge University Press. 2007 page 86.