AB Aurigae

Stellar classification



  • X -58
  • Y -61
  • Z -463
→ Sol: 471

Object type

  • Herbig Ae/Be star
  • Star
  • Star in Nebula
  • Emission-line Star
  • Infra-Red source
  • sub-millimetric source
  • UV-emission source
  • Variable Star
  • X-ray source
simbad:V* AB Aur


AB Aurigae is a star in the Auriga constellation. It is known for hosting a dust disk that may harbour a condensing planet or brown dwarf. The star could host a possible substellar companion in wide orbit.

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