Imaginary Picture of CoRoT-7 b
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Exoplanet Name : CoRoT-7 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.1360 (Rjup) 1.5244 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0149 (Mjup) 4.7373 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0172 (AU) 0.0172 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.1200
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0023
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 0.85 (Days Obs.) 0.85 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 2500032.7 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1774.7 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1666.6 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1348.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2110.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1982.0 (K)
Size Class: super-Earth-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-7
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 489.2
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.9 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.9 (Msun Measured) 0.9 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 1.5 (GY)
Temperature : 5313 (K)
Spectral type : K0V
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 5.8
Apparent Magnitude: 11.7
Right Ascension(RA) 100.9561
Declination (DEC) -1.0628
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 04799-01733
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-7+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/CoRoT-7%20b/
CoRoT-7 b
CoRoT-7 b

  • CoRoT-7 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star CoRoT-7, located about 489.2 light-years (150.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2009.
  • The host star CoRoT-7 has apparent magnitude of 11.7, with absolute magnitude of 5.8.
  • It is 0.9 times more massive and 0.9 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5313 with its spectral types of K0V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet CoRoT-7 b orbits around the star CoRoT-7 every 0.9 days with its orbital distance of 0.02 AU ( 2573083.4 km)
  • (Projected orbit of CoRoT-7 b around its host star CoRoT-7)


  • The Star CoRoT-7 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.532 AU ( 79589723.7 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.735 AU ( 110013797.4 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.121 AU ( 167636681.2 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.649 AU ( 246684720.1 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of CoRoT-7 b : 2500032.68 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star CoRoT-7)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 0.566 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 0.717 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 0.693 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 0.760 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 1.285 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 1.355 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star CoRoT-7)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 0.563 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 0.738 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 0.744 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 1.307 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star CoRoT-7 distance : 1.359 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star CoRoT-7)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star CoRoT-7 and its Exoplanet CoRoT-7 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star CoRoT-7 and its Exoplanet CoRoT-7 b (zoom level 3))