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GJ 3959 (G 180-60) is a red dwarf star of spectral type M5, located in constellation Hercules at 39.2 light-years from Earth. [1]

9 relations: Astronomy and Astrophysics, Hercules (constellation), Light-year, Minute and second of arc, Parsec, Red dwarf, Stellar classification, The Astrophysical Journal, 1 petametre.

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Astronomy and Astrophysics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering theoretical, observational, and instrumental astronomy and astrophysics.

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Hercules (constellation)

Hercules is a constellation named after Hercules, the Roman mythological hero adapted from the Greek hero Heracles.

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A light-year (abbreviation: ly), sometimes written light year, is a unit of length used informally to express astronomical distances.

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Minute and second of arc

A minute of arc (MOA), arcminute (arcmin) or minute arc is a unit of angular measurement equal to one-sixtieth of one degree.

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A parsec (symbol: pc) is a unit of length used to measure the astronomically large distances to objects outside the Solar System.

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Red dwarf

A red dwarf is a small and relatively cool star on the main sequence, either late K or M spectral type.

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Stellar classification

In astronomy, stellar classification is the classification of stars based on their spectral characteristics.

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The Astrophysical Journal

The Astrophysical Journal, often abbreviated ApJ (pronounced "ap jay") in references and speech, is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of astrophysics, established in 1895 by American astronomers George Ellery Hale and James Edward Keeler.

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1 petametre

To help compare different distances this page lists lengths starting at 1015 m (1 Pm or 1,000,000 million km or 6685 astronomical units (AU) or 0.11 light years).

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2MASS J16311879+4051516, G 180-060, G 180-60, LSPM J1631+4051, NLTT 43010.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GJ_3959

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