Imaginary Picture of Kepler-462 c

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-462 c around the hoststar Kepler-462
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-462 c
Alternate Name : "KOI-89 c, 2MASS J19591707+4348513 c, K00089.02, KIC 8056665 c, KOI-89.02, TIC 269263577 c, WISE J195917.07+434851.4 c"
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.3570 (Rjup) 4.0016 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0189 (Mjup) 6.0027 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.8009 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.1100
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.5684
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 207.62 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 0.3749
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 14910.1 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 493.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 463.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 374.7 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 586.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 550.8 (K)
Size Class: Neptune-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection :
Radius Detection : Primary Transit
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : Kepler-462
Alternate Name : "KOI-89, 2MASS J19591707+4348513, KIC 8056665, TIC 269263577, WISE J195917.07+434851.4"
Star Distance(LY) : 1469.2
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.6 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.6 (Msun Measured) 1.6 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.5 (GY)
Temperature : 7500 (K)
Spectral type : F0
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : 0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 3.5
Apparent Magnitude: 11.7
Right Ascension(RA) 299.8212
Declination (DEC) 43.8143
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
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Kepler-462 c
Kepler-462 c

  • Kepler-462 c is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-462, located about 1469.2 light-years (450.5 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2020.
  • The host star Kepler-462 has apparent magnitude of 11.7, with absolute magnitude of 3.5.
  • It is 1.6 times more massive and 1.6 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 7500 with its spectral types of F0
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-462 c orbits around the star Kepler-462 every 207.6 days with its orbital distance of 0.80 AU ( 119814789.3 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-462 c around its host star Kepler-462)


  • The Star Kepler-462 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.913 AU ( 286207026.5 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.645 AU ( 395612905.5 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 4.030 AU ( 602826519.0 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 5.930 AU ( 887085630.8 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-462 c : 14910.05 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-462)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-462 distance : 1.813 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-462 distance : 2.297 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-462 distance : 2.218 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-462 distance : 2.428 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-462 distance : 3.961 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-462 distance : 4.177 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-462)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-462 distance : 1.879 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-462 distance : 2.348 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-462 distance : 2.486 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-462 distance : 4.033 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-462 distance : 4.194 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-462)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-462 and its Exoplanet Kepler-462 c)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-462 and its Exoplanet Kepler-462 c (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-462*)
    *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