Gliese 1002

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Gliese 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
Spectral type M5.5 V
U−B color index 1.78
B−V color index 1.97
Variable type None
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) 207.18 ± 3.09[2] mas
Distance 15.7 ± 0.2 ly
(4.83 ± 0.07 pc)
Absolute magnitude (MV) 15.37
Other designations
GJ 1002, LHS 2, GCTP 9.01, G 158-27.
Database references

Gliese 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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  1. ^ a b c d Zacharias, N.; et al. (2013). "The Fourth US Naval Observatory CCD Astrograph Catalog (UCAC4)". The Astronomical Journal. 145 (2). 44. arXiv:1212.6182Freely accessible. Bibcode:2013AJ....145...44Z. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/145/2/44. Vizier catalog entry
  2. ^ Davison, Cassy L.; White, Russel J.; Henry, Todd J.; Riedel, Adric R.; Jao, Wei-Chun; Bailey III, John I.; Quinn, Samuel N.; Justin R., Cantrell; John P., Subasavage; Jen G., Winters (2015). "A 3D Search for Companions to 12 Nearby M-Dwarfs". arXiv:1501.05012Freely accessible [astro-ph.SR]. 

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