Imaginary Picture of Kepler-163 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-163 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.0940 (Rjup) 1.0536 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0037 (Mjup) 1.1801 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0780 (AU) 0.0780 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0214
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 7.81 (Days Obs.) 8.12 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 189889.1 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 931.7 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 874.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 707.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1108.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1040.5 (K)
Size Class: Earth-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-163
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 0.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.9 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.0 (Msun Measured) 1.0 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5776 (K)
Spectral type : G2
Metalicity : -0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 25.0
Apparent Magnitude: 13.2
Right Ascension(RA) 295.0028
Declination (DEC) 46.9873
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 0
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors 0
Discovery Paper - Title
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=Kepler-163+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-163%20b/
Kepler-163 b
Kepler-163 b

  • Kepler-163 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-163. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2014.
  • The host star Kepler-163 has apparent magnitude of 13.2, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 1.0 times more massive and 0.9 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5776 with its spectral types of G2
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-163 b orbits around the star Kepler-163 every 7.8 days with its orbital distance of 0.08 AU ( 11668633.9 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-163 b around its host star Kepler-163)


  • The Star Kepler-163 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.665 AU ( 99471876.1 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.919 AU ( 137496127.8 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.401 AU ( 209513671.0 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.061 AU ( 308308545.1 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-163 b : 189889.08 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-163)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-163 distance : 0.689 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-163 distance : 0.873 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-163 distance : 0.843 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-163 distance : 0.924 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-163 distance : 1.541 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-163 distance : 1.626 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-163)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-163 distance : 0.690 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-163 distance : 0.897 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-163 distance : 0.913 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-163 distance : 1.568 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-163 distance : 1.631 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-163)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-163 and its Exoplanet Kepler-163 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-163 and its Exoplanet Kepler-163 b (zoom level 3))