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GJ 4053

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GJ 4053
Observation data
Epoch 2000      Equinox 2000
Constellation Draco
Right ascension  18h 18m 57.26s
Declination +66° 11′ 33.21″
Apparent magnitude (V) 13.5
Spectral type M4.5V
Variable type Flare star
Parallax (π)138.90 ± 2.60[1] mas
Distance23.5 ± 0.4 ly
(7.2 ± 0.1 pc)
Other designations
GJ 4053
Database references
Exoplanet Archive4053 data
Extrasolar Planets

GJ 4053 is a red dwarf star of spectral type M4.5V. It is located in constellation Draco 23.5 light years from the Earth.[1]


In 1991, Gliese et al gave parallax (πp) as 137.3 ± 5.3 mas.[2][3] In 1995, van Altena gave parallax as 137.5 ± 5.3 mas.[4] In 2014, Dittman et al gave parallax as 138.90 ± 2.60 mas.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Dittmann, Jason A.; Irwin, Jonathan M.; Charbonneau, David; Berta-Thompson, Zachory K. (2014). "TRIGONOMETRIC PARALLAXES FOR 1507 NEARBY MID-TO-LATE M DWARFS". The Astrophysical Journal. 784 (2): 156. arXiv:1312.3241. Bibcode:2014ApJ...784..156D. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/784/2/156. ISSN 0004-637X.
  2. Gliese, W.; Jahreiß, H. (1991). "GI 338". Preliminary Version of the Third Catalogue of Nearby Stars. Search this book on Logo.png
  3. Listing in Nearby Stars Catalog, accessed 24 January, 2015
  4. VizieR, Yale Trigonometric Parallaxes, Fourth Edition (van Altena+ 1995)

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