Gliese 832 (Gl 832 or GJ 832) is a red dwarf of spectral type M2V in the southern constellation Grus. The apparent visual magnitude of 8. 66 means that it is too faint to be seen with the naked eye. It is located relatively close to the Sun, at a distance of 16. 2 light years and has a high proper motion of 818. 93 milliarcseconds per year. Gliese 832 has just under half the mass and radius of the Sun. Its estimated rotation period is a relatively leisurely 46 days. The star is roughly 9. 5 billion years old.