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Gliese 412

Lalande 21258, WX Ursae Majoris (B component)

Proper NamesNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed NumberNone
HR (BSC)None
ConstellationUrsa Major
Right Ascension11h 5m 31s
Declination+43° 31' 18"
Distance15.8 light years
4.8 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +8.8 (A), +14.5 (B)
Absolute: +10.3 (A), +16.0 (B)
Spectral ClassM2V Red Dwarf (A), M5.5Ve Red Dwarf (B)
Optimum VisibilityMarch
NotesA binary pair of red dwarf stars lying less than sixteen light years from the Solar System. The smaller of the two stars has only about a tenth of the Sun's mass, and is an eruptive flare star that carries its own variable designaton of WX Ursae Majoris.