Gliese 853 (HD 211415, HIP 110109) is a nearby Sun-like star in the constellation Grus regarded as a promising candidate for habitability if it possesses any Earth-like planets within its habitable zone. It ranks in the top five stars most likely to support life in a shortlist drawn up in 2006 by astrobiologist Margaret Turnbull, one of the authors of HabCat (Catalog of Nearby Habitable Systems).
|distance||44.35 light-years (13.60 pc)|
|spectral type||G1 V|
|position||R.A. 22h 18m 15.6s,
Dec. -53° 37' 17"
|other catalog designations||HD 211415, HIP 110109,