Imaginary Picture of CoRoT-3 b

Display orbital revolution of CoRoT-3 b around the hoststar CoRoT-3
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Exoplanet Name : CoRoT-3 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.1900 (Rjup) 13.3387 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 21.6600 (Mjup) 6886.5371 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0570 (AU) 0.0570 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0117
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 4.26 (Days Obs.) 4.19 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 38.7055
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 1447657.2 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1548.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1453.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1176.3 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1841.1 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1728.9 (K)
Size Class: Jupiter-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection : Radial Velocity
Radius Detection : Theoretical
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : CoRoT-3
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 2217.9
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.4 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.4 (Msun Measured) 1.4 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 2.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6558 (K)
Spectral type : F3V
Metalicity : 0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 4.1
Apparent Magnitude: 13.3
Right Ascension(RA) 292.0553
Declination (DEC) 0.1219
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 00465-01645
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "M. Deleuil, H. J. Deeg, R. Alonso, F. Bouchy, D. Rouan, M. Auvergne, A. Baglin, S. Aigrain, J. M. Almenara, M. Barbieri, P. Barge, H. Bruntt, P. Bord_, A. Collier Cameron, Sz. Csizmadia, R. De la Reza, R. Dvorak, A. Erikson, M. Fridlund, D. Gandolfi, M. Gillon, E. Guenther, T. Guillot, A. Hatzes, G. H_brard, L. Jorda1, H. Lammer, A. L_ger, A. Llebaria, B. Loeillet, M. Mayor, T. Mazeh, C. Moutou, M. Ollivier, M. P_tzold, F. Pont, D. Queloz, H. Rauer, J. Schneider, A. Shporer, G. Wuchterl, and S. Zucker"
Discovery Paper - Title Transiting exoplanets from theoRoTpace missionVI. CoRoT-Exo-3b: the first secure inhabitant of the brown-dwarf desert
Discovery Paper - Journal "A&A 491, 889-897 (2008) DOI: 10.1051/0004-6361:200810625"
Discovery Paper - URL https://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/abs/2008/45/aa10625-08/aa10625-08.html
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=CoRoT-3+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/CoRoT-3%20b/
CoRoT-3 b
CoRoT-3 b

  • CoRoT-3 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star CoRoT-3, located about 2217.9 light-years (680.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2008.
  • The host star CoRoT-3 has apparent magnitude of 13.3, with absolute magnitude of 4.1.
  • It is 1.4 times more massive and 1.4 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6558 with its spectral types of F3V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet CoRoT-3 b orbits around the star CoRoT-3 every 4.3 days with its orbital distance of 0.06 AU ( 8527078.6 km)
  • (Projected orbit of CoRoT-3 b around its host star CoRoT-3)


  • The Star CoRoT-3 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.342 AU ( 200707420.4 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.855 AU ( 277430106.1 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.826 AU ( 422742086.6 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 4.158 AU ( 622083499.6 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of CoRoT-3 b : 1447657.19 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star CoRoT-3)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 1.327 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 1.681 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 1.623 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 1.778 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 2.921 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 3.081 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star CoRoT-3)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 1.351 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 1.722 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 1.788 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 2.974 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star CoRoT-3 distance : 3.093 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star CoRoT-3)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star CoRoT-3 and its Exoplanet CoRoT-3 b)



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