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Wolf 359

CN Leonis

A very faint red dwarf star, with only a fraction of the luminosity of the Sun. Wolf 359 is a near neighbour to the Earth, lying just under eight light years away.

Location of Wolf 359

Wolf 359 is a red dwarf lying just off the line of the Ecliptic in the constellation of Leo. With a visual magnitude of just +13.5, it is far too faint to be seen with the naked eye.

Relative Galactic Position of Wolf 359

The galactic position and direction of Wolf 359 relative to Earth's Sun. Note that, at this extreme scale, the two stars are effectively in the same place.


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