Imaginary Picture of Kepler-101 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-101 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.5240 (Rjup) 5.8735 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.1410 (Mjup) 44.8400 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0480 (AU) 0.0480 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0095
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 3.49 (Days Obs.) 3.63 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 1563083.5 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1578.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1482.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1199.1 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1876.7 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1762.4 (K)
Size Class: sub-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 : Kepler-101
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 3025.7
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.7 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.2 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5661 (K)
Spectral type : G6
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 2.6
Apparent Magnitude: 12.4
Right Ascension(RA) 283.2555
Declination (DEC) 48.3552
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "A. S. Bonomo, A. Sozzetti, C. Lovis, L. Malavolta, K. Rice, L. A. Buchhave, D. Sasselov, A. C. Cameron, D. W. Latham, E. Molinari, F. Pepe, S. Udry, L. Affer, D. Charbonneau, R. Cosentino, C. D. Dressing, X. Dumusque, P. Figueira, A. F. M. Fiorenzano, S. Gettel, A. Harutyunyan, R. D. Haywood, K. Horne, M. Lopez-Morales, M. Mayor, G. Micela, F. Motalebi, V. Nascimbeni, D. F. Phillips, G. Piotto, D. Pollacco, D. Queloz, D. S_gransan, A. Szentgyorgyi, C. Watson"
Discovery Paper - Title Characterization of the Kepler-101 planetary system with HARPS-N. A hot super-Neptune with an Earth-sized low-mass companion
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=Kepler-101+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-101%20b/
Kepler-101 b
Kepler-101 b

  • Kepler-101 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-101, located about 3025.7 light-years (927.7 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2014.
  • The host star Kepler-101 has apparent magnitude of 12.4, with absolute magnitude of 2.6.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.7 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5661 with its spectral types of G6
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-101 b orbits around the star Kepler-101 every 3.5 days with its orbital distance of 0.05 AU ( 7180697.8 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-101 b around its host star Kepler-101)


  • The Star Kepler-101 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.174 AU ( 175625684.5 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.623 AU ( 242760592.4 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.473 AU ( 369913420.0 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.639 AU ( 544343802.4 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-101 b : 1563083.47 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-101)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-101 distance : 1.225 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-101 distance : 1.552 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-101 distance : 1.499 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-101 distance : 1.643 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-101 distance : 2.749 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-101 distance : 2.899 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-101)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-101 distance : 1.224 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-101 distance : 1.595 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-101 distance : 1.620 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-101 distance : 2.797 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-101 distance : 2.909 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-101)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-101 and its Exoplanet Kepler-101 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-101 and its Exoplanet Kepler-101 b (zoom level 3))