Imaginary Picture of KELT-16 b

Display orbital revolution of KELT-16 b around the hoststar KELT-16
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Exoplanet Name : KELT-16 b
Alternate Name : " 2MASS J20570443+3139397 b, TYC 2688-1839-1 b"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.4150 (Rjup) 15.8607 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 2.7500 (Mjup) 874.3295 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0204 (AU) 0.0204 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0027
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 0.97 (Days Obs.) 0.97 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 3.4756
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 8210040.0 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2389.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 2243.6 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1815.3 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2841.1 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 2668.1 (K)
Size Class: Super-Jupiter-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection : Radial Velocity
Radius Detection : Primary Transit
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : KELT-16
Alternate Name : " TYC 2688-1839-1, 2MASS J20570443+3139397"
Star Distance(LY) : 1190.5
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.4 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.2 (Msun Measured) 1.2 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 2.9 (GY)
Temperature : 6236 (K)
Spectral type : F7V
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : -0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 4.1
Apparent Magnitude: 11.9
Right Ascension(RA) 314.2685
Declination (DEC) 31.6610
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors
Discovery Paper - Title
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=KELT-16+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link
KELT-16 b
KELT-16 b

  • KELT-16 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star KELT-16, located about 1190.5 light-years (365.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star KELT-16 has apparent magnitude of 11.9, with absolute magnitude of 4.1.
  • It is 1.2 times more massive and 1.4 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6236 with its spectral types of F7V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet KELT-16 b orbits around the star KELT-16 every 1.0 days with its orbital distance of 0.02 AU ( 3057780.5 km)
  • (Projected orbit of KELT-16 b around its host star KELT-16)


  • The Star KELT-16 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.146 AU ( 171399375.0 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.584 AU ( 236918728.2 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.413 AU ( 361011711.8 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.551 AU ( 531244548.8 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of KELT-16 b : 8210039.95 W/m2

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



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star KELT-16 distance : 1.155 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star KELT-16 distance : 1.463 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star KELT-16 distance : 1.412 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star KELT-16 distance : 1.548 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star KELT-16 distance : 2.556 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star KELT-16 distance : 2.696 AU

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



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star KELT-16 distance : 1.168 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star KELT-16 distance : 1.501 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star KELT-16 distance : 1.545 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star KELT-16 distance : 2.602 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star KELT-16 distance : 2.706 AU

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



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



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

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star KELT-16*)
    *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