Estimate the available power from a solar panel in any star system.
How efficient are the solar panels at converting sunlight into electricity?
Distance from the star in astronomical units. Earth is ~1 AU. Mars is ~1.5 AU.
Earth's atmosphere absorbs ~37% of the solar energy. Mars atmosphere absorbs ~7%.
Radius of the star in solar radii. Our sun is ~1 R☉
Temperature of the star in Kelvin. Our sun is ~5778 K
|Orbit Sphere Size
|Energy Reaching Planet (Insolation)
|Available Energy at Surface
|Solar Panel Potential