Imaginary Picture of Kepler-342 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-342 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.2010 (Rjup) 2.2530 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0177 (Mjup) 5.6154 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.1280 (AU) 0.1280 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0415
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 15.17 (Days Obs.) 15.73 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 235162.1 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 982.8 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 923.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 746.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1168.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1097.6 (K)
Size Class: sub-Neptune-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-342
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 0.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.5 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.2 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6175 (K)
Spectral type : G0
Metalicity : -0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 25.0
Apparent Magnitude: 12.2
Right Ascension(RA) 292.6781
Declination (DEC) 46.7267
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-342+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-342%20b/
Kepler-342 b
Kepler-342 b

  • Kepler-342 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-342. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2014.
  • The host star Kepler-342 has apparent magnitude of 12.2, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.5 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6175 with its spectral types of G0
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-342 b orbits around the star Kepler-342 every 15.2 days with its orbital distance of 0.13 AU ( 19148527.4 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-342 b around its host star Kepler-342)


  • The Star Kepler-342 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.214 AU ( 181655842.8 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.678 AU ( 251095847.1 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.558 AU ( 382614503.5 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.764 AU ( 563034003.2 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-342 b : 235162.13 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-342)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-342 distance : 1.229 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-342 distance : 1.556 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-342 distance : 1.503 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-342 distance : 1.647 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-342 distance : 2.722 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-342 distance : 2.871 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-342)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-342 distance : 1.240 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-342 distance : 1.597 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-342 distance : 1.641 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-342 distance : 2.771 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-342 distance : 2.882 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-342)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-342 and its Exoplanet Kepler-342 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-342 and its Exoplanet Kepler-342 b (zoom level 3))