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Star AX Microscopii

Red dwarf AX Microscopii is located 13 light years away from the Sun. It is a single flare star of spectral class M0 Ve, that has 60 % of solar mass. For now, there are no known exoplanets in this star system.
Sun distance
13 light years

AX Microscopii

Red dwarf (spectral class M0 Ve)
flare star

Location

Ascension iconRight ascension: 21h 17m 10.806s
Declination iconDeclination: -38° 52' 20.843'' (southern hemisphere)
Parallax iconParallax: 251.912
Distance iconSun distance: 12.947 ly | 4 pc

Basic characteristic

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Mass: 60 % M Sun | 629 M Jupiter
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Size: 51 % R Sun | 5.1 R Jupiter
temperature iconTemperature: 3776 K | 0.65 T Sun
time iconAge: 0.3 billions years | 0.07 Sun
luminosity iconLuminosity: 0.029 L Sun
(No known exoplanets yet)

Photometry

Magnitude iconApparent magnitude (V): 6.7
Magnitude iconAbsolute magnitude (V): 8.7
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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
Absolute stellar magnitude in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum from infrared (K band) to ultraviolet (U band).
More about AX Microscopii
Nearby star AX Microscopii is a main sequence star that fuses hydrogen atoms into helium. It is approximately 50 % of the size of Sun and temperature on its surface is around 3776 K (3503 °C), which is about 65 % of Sun's temperature.
      AX 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 also observable from Northern America, Europe and Asia. 
Other designations of this star
Lacaille 8760, AX Mic, Gliese 825, GJ 825, HD 202560, LHS 66, CD-39°14192, GCTP 5117, HIP 105090, Gaia EDR3 6583272171336048640
External sources
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Simbad database (V* AX Mic)
Astronomical database SIMBAD (the Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data)
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Gaia database (Gaia EDR3 6583272171336048640)
Archive from the Gaia mission
Class of stars Red dwarf
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.
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0.45 M☉ 4.2 ly

Epsilon Indi
0.76 M☉ 4.3 ly

Lacaille 9352
0.5 M☉ 5 ly

EZ Aquarii
0.11 M☉ 6.4 ly

Ross 154
0.17 M☉ 7.4 ly
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