Imaginary Picture of CoRoT-17 b
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Exoplanet Name : CoRoT-17 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.0200 (Rjup) 11.4332 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 2.4300 (Mjup) 772.5893 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0461 (AU) 0.0461 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0103
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 3.77 (Days Obs.) 3.55 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 1583597.4 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1583.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1486.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1203.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1882.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1768.2 (K)
Size Class: 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-17
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 3000.6
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.6 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.0 (Msun Measured) 0.9 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 10.7 (GY)
Temperature : 5740 (K)
Spectral type : G2V
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 5.6
Apparent Magnitude: 15.5
Right Ascension(RA) 278.6992
Declination (DEC) -6.6122
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-17+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/CoRoT-17%20b/
CoRoT-17 b
CoRoT-17 b

  • CoRoT-17 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star CoRoT-17, located about 3000.6 light-years (920.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2010.
  • The host star CoRoT-17 has apparent magnitude of 15.5, with absolute magnitude of 5.6.
  • It is 1.0 times more massive and 1.6 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5740 with its spectral types of G2V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet CoRoT-17 b orbits around the star CoRoT-17 every 3.8 days with its orbital distance of 0.05 AU ( 6896461.8 km)
  • (Projected orbit of CoRoT-17 b around its host star CoRoT-17)


  • The Star CoRoT-17 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.135 AU ( 169777065.0 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.569 AU ( 234676271.9 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.390 AU ( 357594704.7 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.518 AU ( 526216273.1 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of CoRoT-17 b : 1583597.39 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star CoRoT-17)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 1.179 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 1.493 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 1.442 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 1.581 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 2.639 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 2.784 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star CoRoT-17)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 1.180 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 1.534 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 1.561 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 2.685 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star CoRoT-17 distance : 2.793 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star CoRoT-17)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star CoRoT-17 and its Exoplanet CoRoT-17 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star CoRoT-17 and its Exoplanet CoRoT-17 b (zoom level 3))