K2-8
Imaginary Picture of Star K2-8
Star Name : K2-8
Alternate Name : EPIC 201445392
Star Distance (LY/pc): 1330.4887 (LY) 407.9302 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 0.7400 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 0.7900 (Msun/observed) 0.7900 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : K2
Metalicity : -0.0100
Absolute Magnitude : 6.33
Apparent Magnitude : 14.38
Right Ascension(RA) : 169.79367
Declination(DEC) : -0.28439
  • This is the K2-8 . The star K2-8 islocated about 1330.5 light-years (407.9 pc) away from our Solar System.
  • The star K2-8 has apparent magnitude of 14.4, with absolute magnitude of 6.3.
  • It is 0.8 times more massive and 0.7 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 4890 with its spectral types of K2
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 2
  • Name of the 1 Planet K2-8 b radius 0.319000 mass 0.027139 orbital distance 0.085600
  • Name of the 2 Planet K2-8 c radius 0.215000 mass 0.018803 orbital distance 0.000000
    (Illustration of the K2-8's Planetary System)



    The Star K2-8 's habitable zone is located at the following distance

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.383 AU ( 57346583.6 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.530 AU ( 79267965.1 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.807 AU ( 120786836.8 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.188 AU ( 177743121.7 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star K2-8)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star K2-8 distance : 0.417 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star K2-8 distance : 0.528 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star K2-8 distance : 0.510 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star K2-8 distance : 0.559 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star K2-8 distance : 0.961 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star K2-8 distance : 1.013 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star K2-8)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star K2-8 distance : 0.412 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star K2-8 distance : 0.544 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star K2-8 distance : 0.545 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star K2-8 distance : 0.977 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star K2-8 distance : 1.016 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star K2-8)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star K2-8 )



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star K2-8 (zoom level 3))