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Star AU Microscopii

Red dwarf AU Microscopii is located 31.7 light years away from the Sun. It is a single flare star of spectral class M1 Ve, that has 50 of solar mass. There are multiple known exoplanets in this system.
Sun distance
31.7 light years
Position of this star is derived from Gaia mission data.
AU Microscopii
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Red dwarf (spectral class M1 Ve)
flare star

Mass: 0.5 M Sun | M Jupiter
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Size: 0.84 R Sun | R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3742 K | 0.65 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.012 billions years | 0 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.09 L Sun
Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 8.627

2 exoplanets:
AU Microscopii b
16.8 M 0.06 AU 8.5 days
AU Microscopii c
14.7 M 0.11 AU 18.9 days
Photometry
5
10
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K
2.1
H
1.6
J
1.2
Grp
0.8
I
0.8
G
0.6
V
0.5
Gbp
0.5
B
0.4
U
0.3
More about AU Microscopii
      Nearby star AU Microscopii can be found in southern celestial hemisphere, you cannot see it with naked eye, but you can observe this star with basic telescope. The star is observable also from Northern America, Europe and Asia.  AU Microscopii is about 80 % of the size of Sun and temperature in its outer envelope is around 3742 K (3469 °C), which is about 65 % of Suns temperature.
Other designations of this star
AU Mic, Gliese 803, LDS 720A, HD 197481, HIC 102409, HIP 102409, LTT 8214, NLTT 49807, MCC 824, 2MASS J20450949-3120266, Gaia EDR3 6794047652729201024
External sources
Sources
simbad icon Simbad database (V* AU Mic )
simbad icon Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 6794047652729201024)
Class of stars Red dwarf
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Red dwarfs are small reddish stars, that are by far the most common type of star in solar neighborhood. Their mass is usually between 10 and 50 % of solar mass.
News from this star system
Article image:

A planet within the debris disk around the pre-main-sequence star AU Microscopii

Closest stars
Distance
(Light Years)
Star name Mass
(Solar mass)
Planets
1
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AT Microscopii 0.25 M
0 M
1.8
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PM J20502-3424 0 M
4.9
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2MASS J2049-4012 0 M
5.1
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5 G. Capricorni 0.78 M
2
8.7
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WISE J2102-4429 0 M
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