Imaginary Picture of GJ 160.2 b

Display orbital revolution of GJ 160.2 b around the hoststar GJ 160.2
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Exoplanet Name : GJ 160.2 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.1526 (Rjup) 1.7101 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0245 (Mjup) 7.7895 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0790 (AU) 0.0790 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0200
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0267
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 9.75 (Days Obs.) 9.76 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 2.6636
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 25549.9 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 564.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 529.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 428.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 671.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 630.2 (K)
Size Class: super-Earth-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Radial Velocity
Mass Detection : Radial Velocity
Radius Detection :
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : GJ 160.2
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 84.4
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.6 (Rsun Estimated)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.7 (Msun Measured) 0.7 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 4347 (K)
Spectral type : M0V
UV portion[%]: 1.0
Visible portion[%]: 28.4
IR portion[%]: 70.6
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 7.6
Apparent Magnitude: 9.7
Right Ascension(RA) 61.6452
Declination (DEC) -19.1469
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "Allard,rance; Hauschildt,eter.; Baraffe,sabelle; Chabrier,illes"
Discovery Paper - Title Synthetic Spectra and Mass Determination of the Brown Dwarf GI 229B
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=GJ+160.2+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/GJ%20160.2%20b/
GJ 160.2 b
GJ 160.2 b

  • GJ 160.2 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star GJ 160.2, located about 84.4 light-years (25.9 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2014.
  • The host star GJ 160.2 has apparent magnitude of 9.7, with absolute magnitude of 7.6.
  • It is 0.7 times more massive and 0.6 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 4347 with its spectral types of M0V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet GJ 160.2 b orbits around the star GJ 160.2 every 9.7 days with its orbital distance of 0.08 AU ( 11818231.8 km)
  • (Projected orbit of GJ 160.2 b around its host star GJ 160.2)


  • The Star GJ 160.2 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.247 AU ( 36955334.3 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.341 AU ( 51081929.5 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.520 AU ( 77837556.2 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 0.766 AU ( 114541373.8 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of GJ 160.2 b : 25549.87 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star GJ 160.2)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.274 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.347 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.335 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.368 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.648 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.683 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star GJ 160.2)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.271 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.359 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.358 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.658 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star GJ 160.2 distance : 0.684 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star GJ 160.2)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star GJ 160.2 and its Exoplanet GJ 160.2 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star GJ 160.2 and its Exoplanet GJ 160.2 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star GJ 160.2*)
    *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