A nearby red dwarf that is also a flare
star. Ross 248 lies just over 10 light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. Ross 248 was discovered discovered
in 1925 by Frank Elmore Ross who first
reported it in his "Second List of New Proper-Motion Stars," Astronomical
Journal (36:856). Its nearest neighbor is the Gl 15 star system (GX
and GQ Andromedae), at a distance of only 1.54 light-years (0.47 pc).
|Photo: ESO Online Digitized Sky Survey
||10.32 light-years (3.17 pc)
||R.A. 23h 41m 54.7s,
Dec. +44° 10' 30"
||HH Andromedae, GCTP 5736.00,
GJ 905, Gl 171-010, LHS 549