AU Mic

Display orbital revolution around the star AU Mic
Imaginary Picture of Star AU Mic
Star Name : AU Mic
Alternate Name :
Star Distance (LY/pc): 31.9307 (LY) 9.7900 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 0.7500 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 0.5000 (Msun/observed) 0.5000 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : M1V
Metalicity : 0.0000
Absolute Magnitude : 8.65
Apparent Magnitude : 8.60
Right Ascension(RA) : 311.29167
Declination(DEC) : -31.34083
  • This is the AU Mic . The star AU Mic islocated about 31.9 light-years ( 9.8 pc) away from our Solar System.
  • The star AU Mic has apparent magnitude of 8.6, with absolute magnitude of 8.6.
  • It is 0.5 times more massive and 0.8 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 3700 with its spectral types of M1V
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 2
  • Name of the 1 Planet AU Mic b radius 0.390800 mass 0.053000 orbital distance 0.064500
  • Name of the 2 Planet AU Mic c radius 0.313100 mass 0.046300 orbital distance 0.110100
    (Illustration of the AU Mic's Planetary System)



    The Star AU Mic 's habitable zone is located at the following distance

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.222 AU ( 33275364.7 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.307 AU ( 45995249.9 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.468 AU ( 70086582.1 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 0.689 AU ( 103135475.9 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star AU Mic)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star AU Mic distance : 0.251 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star AU Mic distance : 0.317 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star AU Mic distance : 0.306 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star AU Mic distance : 0.335 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star AU Mic distance : 0.611 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star AU Mic distance : 0.645 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star AU Mic)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star AU Mic distance : 0.248 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star AU Mic distance : 0.328 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star AU Mic distance : 0.328 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star AU Mic distance : 0.621 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star AU Mic distance : 0.646 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star AU Mic)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star AU Mic )



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star AU Mic (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star AU Mic*)
    *Yamashiki YA et al. 2019 ApJ 881 114
    MUSCLES Paper I - France et al. 2016 ApJ 820 89
    MUSCLES Paper II- Youngblood et al. 2016 ApJ 824 101
    MUSCLES Paper III- Loyd et al. 2016 ApJ 824 102