Imaginary Picture of CoRoT-12 b
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Exoplanet Name : CoRoT-12 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.4400 (Rjup) 16.1410 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.9170 (Mjup) 291.5491 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0402 (AU) 0.0402 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0700
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0077
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 2.83 (Days Obs.) 2.83 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 982221.1 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1405.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1319.5 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1067.6 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1670.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1569.2 (K)
Size Class: Super-Jupiter-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection :
Radius Detection :
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : CoRoT-12
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 3750.8
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.1 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 6.3 (GY)
Temperature : 5675 (K)
Spectral type : G2V
Metalicity : 0.2
Absolute Magnitude: 5.2
Apparent Magnitude: 15.5
Right Ascension(RA) 100.7657
Declination (DEC) -1.2964
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors CUTRI R.M.; SKRUTSKIE M.F.; VAN DYK S.; BEICHMAN C.A.; CARPENTER J.M.; CHESTER T.; CAMBRESY L.; EVANS T.; FOWLER J.; GIZIS J.; HOWARD E.; HUCHRA J.; JARRETT T.; KOPAN E.L.; KIRKPATRICK J.D.; LIGHT R.M.; MARSH K.A.; McCALLON H.; SCHNEIDER S.; STIENING R.; SYKES M.; WEINBERG M.; WHEATON W.A.; WHEELOCK S.; ZACARIAS N.
Discovery Paper - Title 2MASS All Sky Catalog of point sources.
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=CoRoT-12+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/CoRoT-12%20b/
CoRoT-12 b
CoRoT-12 b

  • CoRoT-12 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star CoRoT-12, located about 3750.8 light-years (1150.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2010.
  • The host star CoRoT-12 has apparent magnitude of 15.5, with absolute magnitude of 5.2.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5675 with its spectral types of G2V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet CoRoT-12 b orbits around the star CoRoT-12 every 2.8 days with its orbital distance of 0.04 AU ( 6007850.5 km)
  • (Projected orbit of CoRoT-12 b around its host star CoRoT-12)


  • The Star CoRoT-12 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.779 AU ( 116480717.9 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.076 AU ( 161006792.2 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.640 AU ( 245338720.7 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.413 AU ( 361026675.0 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of CoRoT-12 b : 982221.09 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star CoRoT-12)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 0.812 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 1.028 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 0.993 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 1.089 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 1.821 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 1.921 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star CoRoT-12)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 0.811 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 1.057 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 1.074 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 1.853 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star CoRoT-12 distance : 1.927 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star CoRoT-12)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star CoRoT-12 and its Exoplanet CoRoT-12 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star CoRoT-12 and its Exoplanet CoRoT-12 b (zoom level 3))