KELT-8

Display orbital revolution around the star KELT-8
Imaginary Picture of Star KELT-8
Star Name : KELT-8
Alternate Name : HD 343246
Star Distance (LY/pc): 769.7282 (LY) 236.0000 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 1.6700 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 1.2110 (Msun/observed) 1.2110 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : G2V
Metalicity : 0.2700
Absolute Magnitude : 3.97
Apparent Magnitude : 10.83
Right Ascension(RA) : 283.30552
Declination(DEC) : 24.12750
  • This is the KELT-8 . The star KELT-8 islocated about 769.7 light-years (236.0 pc) away from our Solar System.
  • The star KELT-8 has apparent magnitude of 10.8, with absolute magnitude of 4.0.
  • It is 1.2 times more massive and 1.7 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5754 with its spectral types of G2V
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 1
  • Name of the 1 Planet KELT-8 b radius 1.860000 mass 0.874000 orbital distance 0.045710
    (Illustration of the KELT-8's Planetary System)



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

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.198 AU ( 179190218.4 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.656 AU ( 247687709.8 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.523 AU ( 377421256.5 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.713 AU ( 555391912.8 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star KELT-8)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star KELT-8 distance : 1.243 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star KELT-8 distance : 1.574 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star KELT-8 distance : 1.521 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star KELT-8 distance : 1.667 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star KELT-8 distance : 2.782 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star KELT-8 distance : 2.934 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star KELT-8)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star KELT-8 distance : 1.244 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star KELT-8 distance : 1.618 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star KELT-8 distance : 1.646 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star KELT-8 distance : 2.831 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star KELT-8 distance : 2.944 AU

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



    (Position in Stellar Map of star KELT-8 )



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

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star HD 159868*)
    *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