Imaginary Picture of HAT-P-16 b
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Exoplanet Name : HAT-P-16 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.2890 (Rjup) 14.4484 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 4.1930 (Mjup) 1333.1140 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0413 (AU) 0.0413 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0360
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0076
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 2.78 (Days Obs.) 2.78 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 1581986.8 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1582.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1486.5 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1202.7 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1882.4 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1767.7 (K)
Size Class: Super-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 : HAT-P-16
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 766.5
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.2 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.2 (Msun Measured) 1.2 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 2.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6158 (K)
Spectral type : F8
Metalicity : 0.2
Absolute Magnitude: 3.9
Apparent Magnitude: 10.8
Right Ascension(RA) 9.5732
Declination (DEC) 42.4631
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 02792-01700
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors HOG E.; FABRICIUS C.; MAKAROV V.V.; URBAN S.; CORBIN T.; WYCOFF G.; BASTIAN U.; SCHWEKENDIEK P.; WICENEC A.
Discovery Paper - Title HAT-P-16b: A 4LANET TRANSITING A BRIGHT STAR ON AN ECCENTRIC ORBIT
Discovery Paper - Journal "L. A. Buchhave, G. _. Bakos, J. D. Hartman, G. Torres, G. Kov_cs, D. W. Latham, R. W. Noyes, G. A. Esquerdo, M. Everett, A. W. Howard"
Discovery Paper - URL http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/0004-637X/720/2/1118/meta
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=HAT-P-16+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/HAT-P-16%20b/
HAT-P-16 b
HAT-P-16 b

  • HAT-P-16 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star HAT-P-16, located about 766.5 light-years (235.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2010.
  • The host star HAT-P-16 has apparent magnitude of 10.8, with absolute magnitude of 3.9.
  • It is 1.2 times more massive and 1.2 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6158 with its spectral types of F8
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet HAT-P-16 b orbits around the star HAT-P-16 every 2.8 days with its orbital distance of 0.04 AU ( 6178392.1 km)
  • (Projected orbit of HAT-P-16 b around its host star HAT-P-16)


  • The Star HAT-P-16 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.016 AU ( 152022258.8 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.405 AU ( 210134489.9 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.140 AU ( 320198459.9 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.150 AU ( 471186060.7 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of HAT-P-16 b : 1581986.76 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star HAT-P-16)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 1.029 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 1.303 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 1.259 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 1.380 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 2.281 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 2.406 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star HAT-P-16)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 1.039 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 1.338 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 1.375 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 2.322 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star HAT-P-16 distance : 2.415 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star HAT-P-16)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star HAT-P-16 and its Exoplanet HAT-P-16 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star HAT-P-16 and its Exoplanet HAT-P-16 b (zoom level 3))