Imaginary Picture of KELT-3 b
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Exoplanet Name : KELT-3 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.3330 (Rjup) 14.9416 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 1.4180 (Mjup) 450.8361 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0412 (AU) 0.0412 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0074
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 2.70 (Days Obs.) 2.69 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 2509598.8 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1776.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1668.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1349.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2112.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1983.9 (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 : KELT-3
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 686.6
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.5 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.3 (Msun Measured) 1.3 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 3.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6304 (K)
Spectral type : F
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 3.2
Apparent Magnitude: 9.8
Right Ascension(RA) 148.6433
Declination (DEC) 40.3881
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 02996-00683
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 The Tycho-2 catalogue of the 2.5 million brightest stars.
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=KELT-3+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/KELT-3%20b/
KELT-3 b
KELT-3 b

  • KELT-3 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star KELT-3, located about 686.6 light-years (210.5 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2012.
  • The host star KELT-3 has apparent magnitude of 9.8, with absolute magnitude of 3.2.
  • It is 1.3 times more massive and 1.5 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6304 with its spectral types of F
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet KELT-3 b orbits around the star KELT-3 every 2.7 days with its orbital distance of 0.04 AU ( 6158944.3 km)
  • (Projected orbit of KELT-3 b around its host star KELT-3)


  • The Star KELT-3 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.276 AU ( 190870462.2 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.764 AU ( 263832859.1 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.687 AU ( 402022891.2 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.955 AU ( 591594295.9 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of KELT-3 b : 2509598.82 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star KELT-3)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star KELT-3 distance : 1.281 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star KELT-3 distance : 1.622 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star KELT-3 distance : 1.567 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star KELT-3 distance : 1.717 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star KELT-3 distance : 2.831 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star KELT-3 distance : 2.986 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star KELT-3)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star KELT-3 distance : 1.297 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star KELT-3 distance : 1.664 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star KELT-3 distance : 1.716 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star KELT-3 distance : 2.882 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star KELT-3 distance : 2.997 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star KELT-3)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star KELT-3 and its Exoplanet KELT-3 b)



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