Imaginary Picture of Kepler-236 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-236 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.1400 (Rjup) 1.5693 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0126 (Mjup) 4.0115 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0650 (AU) 0.0650 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0227
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 8.30 (Days Obs.) 8.09 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 14929.4 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 493.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 463.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 374.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 586.7 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 551.0 (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-236
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 0.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.5 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.6 (Msun Measured) 0.5 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 3750 (K)
Spectral type : M1
Metalicity : 0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 25.0
Apparent Magnitude: 13.2
Right Ascension(RA) 283.8664
Declination (DEC) 39.8981
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-236+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-236%20b/
Kepler-236 b
Kepler-236 b

  • Kepler-236 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-236. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2014.
  • The host star Kepler-236 has apparent magnitude of 13.2, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 0.6 times more massive and 0.5 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 3750 with its spectral types of M1
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-236 b orbits around the star Kepler-236 every 8.3 days with its orbital distance of 0.07 AU ( 9723861.6 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-236 b around its host star Kepler-236)


  • The Star Kepler-236 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.155 AU ( 23242927.3 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.215 AU ( 32127799.6 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.327 AU ( 48955656.8 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 0.482 AU ( 72040393.6 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-236 b : 14929.44 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-236)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.175 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.221 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.214 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.235 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.425 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.449 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-236)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.173 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.229 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.229 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.432 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-236 distance : 0.449 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-236)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-236 and its Exoplanet Kepler-236 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-236 and its Exoplanet Kepler-236 b (zoom level 3))