Imaginary Picture of Kepler-106 e

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-106 e around the hoststar Kepler-106
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-106 e
Alternate Name : "2MASS J20032735+4420151 e, K00116.02, KIC 8395660 e, KOI-116 e, KOI-116.02, WISE J200327.36+442015.2 e"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.2280 (Rjup) 2.5557 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0350 (Mjup) 11.1278 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.2433 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.1200
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 43.84 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 1.7038
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 26872.8 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 571.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 536.6 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 434.2 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 679.6 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 638.2 (K)
Size Class: sub-Neptune-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 : Kepler-106
Alternate Name : "KOI-116, KIC 8395660, 2MASS J20032735+4420151, WISE J200327.36+442015.2"
Star Distance(LY) : 1449.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.0 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.0 (Msun Measured) 1.0 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 4.8 (GY)
Temperature : 5860 (K)
Spectral type : G2
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : -0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 4.6
Apparent Magnitude: 12.9
Right Ascension(RA) 300.8640
Declination (DEC) 44.3376
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "Geoffrey W. Marcy, Howard Isaacson, Andrew W. Howard et al. The Astrophysical Journal, Supplement Series 210:20(70pp) 2014 February, doi:10.1088/0067-0049/210/2/20"
Discovery Paper - Title "Masses, Radii, and Orbits of Small Kepler Planets: The Transition from Gaseous to Rocky Planets"
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-106%20e/
Kepler-106 e
Kepler-106 e

  • Kepler-106 e is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-106, located about 1449.0 light-years (444.3 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2014.
  • The host star Kepler-106 has apparent magnitude of 12.9, with absolute magnitude of 4.6.
  • It is 1.0 times more massive and 1.0 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5860 with its spectral types of G2
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-106 e orbits around the star Kepler-106 every 43.8 days with its orbital distance of 0.24 AU ( 36403405.2 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-106 e around its host star Kepler-106)


  • The Star Kepler-106 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.780 AU ( 116742457.9 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.079 AU ( 161368585.3 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.644 AU ( 245890013.1 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.419 AU ( 361837926.1 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-106 e : 26872.81 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-106)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-106 distance : 0.805 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-106 distance : 1.019 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-106 distance : 0.984 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-106 distance : 1.079 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-106 distance : 1.796 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-106 distance : 1.894 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-106)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-106 distance : 0.807 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-106 distance : 1.047 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-106 distance : 1.068 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-106 distance : 1.828 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-106 distance : 1.901 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-106)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-106 and its Exoplanet Kepler-106 e)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-106 and its Exoplanet Kepler-106 e (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-106*)
    *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