Exoplanetary Scratchpad

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First red dwarf found with a circumstellar disk and the nearest planetforming disk. Also the first system where particle size in disk determined. Constraints on where planets could exist was recently published.

AU Microscopii System Web Pages

AU Microscopii System Artwork

AU Microscopii System In the News

Excess Infrared Detected by IRAS (1980s)

Hubble Observed Flare (1992)


Disk Imaged (Feb 2004)

Disk observed by Hubble and Spitzer (2004)

Disk Clumps Detected (2004)

Sharper Images Obtained (Aug 2005)

Dust Found to Be Light As Snow (Jan 2007)

Transit Detection Attempts (Apr 2007)

Mini-Planet Embros Detected (Oct 2007)

AU Microscopii System Fun Links

System Factoids

  • Sample Factoid
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AU Microscopii Star Factoids

  • Sample Factoid
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Planet b Factoids

  • Sample Factoid
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Map of AU Microscopii System

0.00 AU - AU Microscopii
x.xx AU - <periapsis/semi-major-axis/apapsis of sample planet>
x.xx AU - <habitability zone/stability zone/disk feature positions>

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