Wolf 718 Gliese 673

Stellar classification

M

Coordinates

  • X -10
  • Y 8
  • Z 21
→ Sol: 25

Object type

  • High proper-motion Star
  • Star
  • Infra-Red source
simbad:HD 157881

Wiki

Gliese 673 is an orange dwarf star in the constellation Ophiuchus. It has a stellar classification of K7V. Main sequence stars with this spectra have a mass in the range of 60-70% of solar mass (M) (comparable to the members of the binary star system 61 Cygni).

This star is relatively near our Sun at a distance of about 25 light years. In spite of this proximity, however, it is still too faint to be viewed by the unaided eye. It is considered a slowly rotating star with a relatively high proper motion.

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