Kepler-256
Imaginary Picture of Star Kepler-256
Star Name : Kepler-256
Alternate Name :
Star Distance (LY/pc): 0.0000 (LY) 0.0000 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 1.3000 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 1.0200 (Msun/observed) 1.0200 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : G6
Metalicity : 0.0610
Absolute Magnitude : 25.00
Apparent Magnitude : 13.82
Right Ascension(RA) : 292.58044
Declination(DEC) : 46.09739
  • The star Kepler-256 has apparent magnitude of 13.8, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 1.0 times more massive and 1.3 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5551 with its spectral types of G6
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 4
  • Name of the 1 Planet Kepler-256 b radius 0.142000 mass 0.012785 orbital distance 0.027000
  • Name of the 2 Planet Kepler-256 c radius 0.192000 mass 0.016925 orbital distance 0.045000
  • Name of the 3 Planet Kepler-256 d radius 0.221000 mass 0.019291 orbital distance 0.064000
  • Name of the 4 Planet Kepler-256 e radius 0.210000 mass 0.018396 orbital distance 0.096000
    (Illustration of the Kepler-256's Planetary System)



    The Star Kepler-256 's habitable zone is located at the following distance

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.868 AU ( 129820691.9 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.200 AU ( 179446122.4 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.828 AU ( 273436179.2 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.690 AU ( 402373316.2 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-256)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star Kepler-256 distance : 0.912 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-256 distance : 1.154 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-256 distance : 1.115 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-256 distance : 1.223 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-256 distance : 2.052 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-256 distance : 2.164 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-256)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-256 distance : 0.909 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-256 distance : 1.187 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-256 distance : 1.203 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-256 distance : 2.087 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-256 distance : 2.171 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-256)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-256 )



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-256 (zoom level 3))