Imaginary Picture of Kepler-179 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-179 b around the hoststar Kepler-179
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-179 b
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19543929+4745433 b, K00534.02, KIC 10554999 b, KOI-534 b, KOI-534.02, WISE J195439.27+474543.0 b"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.1460 (Rjup) 1.6365 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0131 (Mjup) 4.1712 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0360 (AU) 0.0360 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0075
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 2.74 (Days Obs.) 2.59 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 1.5575
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 497860.8 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1185.5 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1113.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 900.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1409.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1324.0 (K)
Size Class: super-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-179
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19543929+4745433, KIC 10554999, KOI-534, WISE J195439.27+474543.0"
Star Distance(LY) : 1974.7
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.8 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.9 (Msun Measured) 0.8 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5257 (K)
Spectral type : K0
UV portion[%]: 5.8
Visible portion[%]: 41.4
IR portion[%]: 52.7
Metalicity : -0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 4.4
Apparent Magnitude: 13.3
Right Ascension(RA) 298.6637
Declination (DEC) 47.7620
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
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-179+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-179%20b/
Kepler-179 b
Kepler-179 b

  • Kepler-179 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-179, located about 1974.7 light-years (605.4 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2014.
  • The host star Kepler-179 has apparent magnitude of 13.3, with absolute magnitude of 4.4.
  • It is 0.9 times more massive and 0.8 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5257 with its spectral types of K0
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-179 b orbits around the star Kepler-179 every 2.7 days with its orbital distance of 0.04 AU ( 5385523.3 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-179 b around its host star Kepler-179)


  • The Star Kepler-179 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.497 AU ( 74338220.2 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.687 AU ( 102754847.2 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.047 AU ( 156575647.5 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.540 AU ( 230407924.4 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-179 b : 497860.76 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-179)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-179 distance : 0.531 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-179 distance : 0.672 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-179 distance : 0.649 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-179 distance : 0.712 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-179 distance : 1.206 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-179 distance : 1.272 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-179)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-179 distance : 0.527 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-179 distance : 0.692 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-179 distance : 0.697 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-179 distance : 1.226 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-179 distance : 1.275 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-179)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-179 and its Exoplanet Kepler-179 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-179 and its Exoplanet Kepler-179 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-179*)
    *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