Imaginary Picture of Kepler-262 c

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-262 c around the hoststar Kepler-262
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-262 c
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19225488+3715095 c, K00993.01, KIC 1718189 c, KOI-993 c, KOI-993.01, WISE J192254.89+371509.6 c"
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 0.1520 (AU) 0.1520 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0598
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 21.85 (Days Obs.) 25.69 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 1.5575
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 34251.9 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 607.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 570.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 461.4 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 722.1 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 678.1 (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-262
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19225488+3715095, KIC 1718189, KOI-993, WISE J192254.89+371509.6"
Star Distance(LY) : 1999.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.8 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.7 (Msun Measured) 1.0 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5549 (K)
Spectral type : G2
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : -0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 4.2
Apparent Magnitude: 13.1
Right Ascension(RA) 290.7287
Declination (DEC) 37.2526
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-262+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-262%20c/
Kepler-262 c
Kepler-262 c

  • Kepler-262 c is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-262, located about 1999.0 light-years (612.9 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2014.
  • The host star Kepler-262 has apparent magnitude of 13.1, with absolute magnitude of 4.2.
  • It is 0.7 times more massive and 0.8 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5549 with its spectral types of G2
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-262 c orbits around the star Kepler-262 every 21.9 days with its orbital distance of 0.15 AU ( 22738876.3 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-262 c around its host star Kepler-262)


  • The Star Kepler-262 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.550 AU ( 82326852.3 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.761 AU ( 113797224.4 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.159 AU ( 173401786.7 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.706 AU ( 255168325.4 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-262 c : 34251.88 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-262)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-262 distance : 0.578 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-262 distance : 0.732 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-262 distance : 0.707 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-262 distance : 0.775 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-262 distance : 1.301 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-262 distance : 1.373 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-262)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-262 distance : 0.576 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-262 distance : 0.753 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-262 distance : 0.763 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-262 distance : 1.324 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-262 distance : 1.377 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-262)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-262 and its Exoplanet Kepler-262 c)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-262 and its Exoplanet Kepler-262 c (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-262*)
    *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