Imaginary Picture of Kepler-41 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-41 b around the hoststar Kepler-41
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-41 b
Alternate Name : "KOI-196 b, 2MASS J19380317+4558539 b, K00196.01, KIC 9410930 b, KOI-196.01, WISE J193803.17+455853.9 b"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.2900 (Rjup) 14.4596 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.5600 (Mjup) 178.0453 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0310 (AU) 0.0310 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0051
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 1.86 (Days Obs.) 1.86 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 0.8516
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 2367617.7 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1750.7 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1644.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1330.3 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2082.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1955.2 (K)
Size Class: Super-Jupiter-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-41
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19380317+4558539, KIC 9410930, KOI-196, WISE J193803.17+455853.9"
Star Distance(LY) : 3565.6
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.3 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.2 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 4.4 (GY)
Temperature : 5660 (K)
Spectral type : G2 V
UV portion[%]: 7.7
Visible portion[%]: 44.6
IR portion[%]: 47.6
Metalicity : 0.4
Absolute Magnitude: 4.3
Apparent Magnitude: 14.5
Right Ascension(RA) 294.5132
Declination (DEC) 45.9816
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Kepler-41 b
Kepler-41 b

  • Kepler-41 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-41, located about 3565.6 light-years (1093.2 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2011.
  • The host star Kepler-41 has apparent magnitude of 14.5, with absolute magnitude of 4.3.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.3 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5660 with its spectral types of G2 V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-41 b orbits around the star Kepler-41 every 1.9 days with its orbital distance of 0.03 AU ( 4639030.0 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-41 b around its host star Kepler-41)


  • The Star Kepler-41 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.933 AU ( 139641099.3 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.290 AU ( 193020491.9 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.966 AU ( 294120514.3 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.893 AU ( 432811221.3 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-41 b : 2367617.66 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-41)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-41 distance : 0.974 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-41 distance : 1.234 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-41 distance : 1.192 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-41 distance : 1.307 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-41 distance : 2.186 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-41 distance : 2.306 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-41)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-41 distance : 0.973 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-41 distance : 1.268 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-41 distance : 1.288 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-41 distance : 2.224 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-41 distance : 2.313 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-41)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-41 and its Exoplanet Kepler-41 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-41 and its Exoplanet Kepler-41 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-41*)
    *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