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Gliese 3707

Gliese 3707 Facts

Gliese 3707's Alternative Names

The Gliese ID of the star is GJ 3707. The star was added to the Gliese catalogue in 1970 by Richard van der Riet Woolley hence the GJ prefix rather than GL prefix.Star Names.

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Location of Gliese 3707

The location of the main sequence star in the night sky is determined by the Right Ascension (R.A.) and Declination (Dec.), these are equivalent to the Longitude and Latitude on the Earth. The Right Ascension is how far expressed in time (hh:mm:ss) the star is along the celestial equator. If the R.A. is positive then its eastwards. The Declination is how far north or south the object is compared to the celestial equator and is expressed in degrees. For Gliese 3707, the location is 12h 10m 05.597 and -15° 04` 15.66 .

Proper Motion of Gliese 3707

All stars like planets orbit round a central spot, in the case of planets, its the central star such as the Sun. In the case of a star, its the galactic centre. The constellations that we see today will be different than they were 50,000 years ago or 50,000 years from now. Proper Motion details the movements of these stars and are measured in milliarcseconds. The star is moving -710.00 milliarcseconds/year towards the north and -65.00 milliarcseconds/year east if we saw them in the horizon. . When the value is negative then the star and the Sun are getting closer to one another, likewise, a positive number means that two stars are moving away. Its nothing to fear as the stars are so far apart, they won't collide in our life-time, if ever.

Physical Properties (Colour) of Gliese 3707

Gliese 3707 Colour and Temperature

Gliese 3707 has a spectral type of M3.5V E. This means the star is a red main sequence star.

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Additional Gliese 3707 Facts and Figures

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Primary / Proper / Traditional NameGliese 3707
Alternative NamesGliese 3707
Spectral TypeM3.5V E
Constellation's Main StarNo
Multiple Star SystemNo / Unknown
Star Type Main Sequence Dwarf Star
GalaxyMilky Way
Right Ascension (R.A.)12h 10m 05.597
Declination (Dec.)-15° 04` 15.66
Proper Motion Dec.-710.00 milliarcseconds/year
Proper Motion RA.-65.00 milliarcseconds/year

Companions (Multi-Star and Exoplanets) Facts

Exoplanet CountNone/Unaware

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