Wolf 359
Imaginary Picture of Star Wolf 359
Star Name : Wolf 359
Alternate Name : GJ 406
Star Distance (LY/pc): 7.8930 (LY) 2.4200 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 0.2481 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 0.0000 (Msun/observed) 0.1024 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : M6V
Metalicity : 0.0000
Absolute Magnitude : 16.58
Apparent Magnitude : 13.50
Right Ascension(RA) : 164.12011
Declination(DEC) : 7.01444
  • This is the Wolf 359 . The star Wolf 359 islocated about 7.9 light-years ( 2.4 pc) away from our Solar System.
  • The star Wolf 359 has apparent magnitude of 13.5, with absolute magnitude of 16.6.
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 2
  • Name of the 1 Planet Wolf 359 b radius 0.276242 mass 0.138100 orbital distance 1.845000
  • Name of the 2 Planet Wolf 359 c radius 0.127231 mass 0.012000 orbital distance 0.018000
    (Illustration of the Wolf 359's Planetary System)



    The Star Wolf 359 's habitable zone is located at the following distance

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.052 AU ( 7726775.2 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.071 AU ( 10680422.5 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.109 AU ( 16274600.4 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 0.160 AU ( 23948787.4 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Wolf 359)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.059 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.074 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.072 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.078 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.147 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.155 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Wolf 359)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.058 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.077 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.077 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.149 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Wolf 359 distance : 0.155 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Wolf 359)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Wolf 359 )



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Wolf 359 (zoom level 3))