TZ Arietis L 1159-16

Stellar classification



  • X -5
  • Y -11
  • Z -9
→ Sol: 15

Object type

  • Flare Star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • High proper-motion Star
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
simbad:GJ 83.1


L 1159-16 is a red dwarf in the northern constellation of Aries. With an apparent visual magnitude of 12.298, it is too faint to be seen by the naked eye, although it lies relatively close to the Sun at a distance of about 14.5 light-years (4.4 parsecs). It is a flare star, which means it can suddenly increase in brightness for short periods of time.

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