Imaginary Picture of EPIC 206042996 b

Display orbital revolution of EPIC 206042996 b around the hoststar EPIC 206042996
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Exoplanet Name : EPIC 206042996 b
Alternate Name : "2MASS J22300326-1336364 b, EPIC 206042996.02, K2-301 b, WISE J223003.26-133636.4 b"
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.1450 (Rjup) 1.6253 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0130 (Mjup) 4.1446 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.0490 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0145
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 5.30 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 1.5690
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 15780.4 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 500.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 469.8 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 380.1 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 594.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 558.7 (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 : EPIC 206042996
Alternate Name : "2MASS J22300326-1336364, K2-301, WISE J223003.26-133636.4"
Star Distance(LY) : 1491.4
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.5 (Rsun Estimated)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.6 (Msun Measured) 0.6 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 3300 (K)
Spectral type : M9
UV portion[%]: 0.2
Visible portion[%]: 11.2
IR portion[%]: 88.6
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 5.7
Apparent Magnitude: 14.0
Right Ascension(RA) 337.5136
Declination (DEC) -13.6101
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EPIC 206042996 b
EPIC 206042996 b

  • EPIC 206042996 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star EPIC 206042996, located about 1491.4 light-years (457.3 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2019.
  • The host star EPIC 206042996 has apparent magnitude of 14.0, with absolute magnitude of 5.7.
  • It is 0.6 times more massive and 0.5 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 3300 with its spectral types of M9
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet EPIC 206042996 b orbits around the star EPIC 206042996 every 5.3 days with its orbital distance of 0.05 AU ( 7333094.2 km)
  • (Projected orbit of EPIC 206042996 b around its host star EPIC 206042996)


  • The Star EPIC 206042996 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.120 AU ( 18020899.4 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.167 AU ( 24909592.4 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.254 AU ( 37956706.4 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 0.373 AU ( 55854956.2 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of EPIC 206042996 b : 15780.39 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star EPIC 206042996)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.136 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.173 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.167 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.183 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.339 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.358 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star EPIC 206042996)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.136 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.179 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.179 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.345 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star EPIC 206042996 distance : 0.358 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star EPIC 206042996)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star EPIC 206042996 and its Exoplanet EPIC 206042996 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star EPIC 206042996 and its Exoplanet EPIC 206042996 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star EPIC 206042996*)
    *Yamashiki YA et al. 2019 ApJ 881 114
    MUSCLES Paper I - France et al. 2016 ApJ 820 89
    MUSCLES Paper II- Youngblood et al. 2016 ApJ 824 101
    MUSCLES Paper III- Loyd et al. 2016 ApJ 824 102