Imaginary Picture of HD 179949 b
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Exoplanet Name : HD 179949 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.0500 (Rjup) 11.7695 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.9200 (Mjup) 292.5030 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0450 (AU) 0.0450 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0104
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0085
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 3.09 (Days Obs.) 3.08 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 1316955.3 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1511.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1419.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1148.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1798.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1688.5 (K)
Size Class: Jupiter-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Radial Velocity
Mass Detection : Radial Velocity
Radius Detection : Theoretical
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : HD 179949
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 89.9
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.2 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.3 (Msun Measured) 1.3 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 2.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6260 (K)
Spectral type : F8 V
Metalicity : 0.2
Absolute Magnitude: 4.0
Apparent Magnitude: 6.2
Right Ascension(RA) 288.8885
Declination (DEC) -24.1792
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 06875-03273
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors 0
Discovery Paper - Title
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=HD+179949+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/HD%20179949%20b/
HD 179949 b
HD 179949 b

  • HD 179949 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star HD 179949, located about 89.9 light-years (27.5 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2000.
  • The host star HD 179949 has apparent magnitude of 6.2, with absolute magnitude of 4.0.
  • It is 1.3 times more massive and 1.2 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6260 with its spectral types of F8 V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet HD 179949 b orbits around the star HD 179949 every 3.1 days with its orbital distance of 0.04 AU ( 6731904.2 km)
  • (Projected orbit of HD 179949 b around its host star HD 179949)


  • The Star HD 179949 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.010 AU ( 151131064.1 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.396 AU ( 208902625.9 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.128 AU ( 318321371.8 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.131 AU ( 468423843.4 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of HD 179949 b : 1316955.31 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star HD 179949)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star HD 179949 distance : 1.017 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star HD 179949 distance : 1.288 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star HD 179949 distance : 1.244 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star HD 179949 distance : 1.363 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star HD 179949 distance : 2.249 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star HD 179949 distance : 2.372 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star HD 179949)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star HD 179949 distance : 1.029 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star HD 179949 distance : 1.321 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star HD 179949 distance : 1.361 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star HD 179949 distance : 2.290 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star HD 179949 distance : 2.381 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star HD 179949)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star HD 179949 and its Exoplanet HD 179949 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star HD 179949 and its Exoplanet HD 179949 b (zoom level 3))