Imaginary Picture of Kepler-480 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-480 b around the hoststar Kepler-480
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-480 b
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19375133+4945541 b, K00167.01, KIC 11666881 b, KOI-167 b, KOI-167.01, WISE J193751.33+494554.1 b"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.2480 (Rjup) 2.7798 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0215 (Mjup) 6.8273 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.0610 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0135
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 4.92 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 0.8835
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 1026498.9 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1420.6 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1334.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1079.4 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1689.4 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1586.5 (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-480
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19375133+4945541, KIC 11666881, KOI-167, WISE J193751.33+494554.1"
Star Distance(LY) : 2762.8
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.4 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.2 (Msun Measured) 1.3 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 2.3 (GY)
Temperature : 6231 (K)
Spectral type : F8
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : 0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 2.7
Apparent Magnitude: 12.3
Right Ascension(RA) 294.4639
Declination (DEC) 49.7650
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "Timothy D. Morton, Stephen T. Bryson, Jeffrey L. Coughlin, Jason F. Rowe, Ganesh Ravichandran, Erik A. Petigura, Michael R. Haas, and Natalie M. Batalha"
Discovery Paper - Title FALSE POSITIVE PROBABILITIES FOR ALL KEPLER OBJECTS OF INTEREST: 1284 NEWLY VALIDATED PLANETS AND 433 LIKELY FALSE POSITIVES
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-480%20b/
Kepler-480 b
Kepler-480 b

  • Kepler-480 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-480, located about 2762.8 light-years (847.1 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-480 has apparent magnitude of 12.3, with absolute magnitude of 2.7.
  • It is 1.2 times more massive and 1.4 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6231 with its spectral types of F8
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-480 b orbits around the star Kepler-480 every 4.9 days with its orbital distance of 0.06 AU ( 9122646.4 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-480 b around its host star Kepler-480)


  • The Star Kepler-480 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.209 AU ( 180813304.4 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.671 AU ( 249931238.9 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.546 AU ( 380839898.4 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.746 AU ( 560422594.0 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-480 b : 1026498.91 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-480)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-480 distance : 1.219 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-480 distance : 1.543 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-480 distance : 1.491 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-480 distance : 1.633 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-480 distance : 2.697 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-480 distance : 2.845 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-480)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-480 distance : 1.232 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-480 distance : 1.584 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-480 distance : 1.630 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-480 distance : 2.746 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-480 distance : 2.855 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-480)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-480 and its Exoplanet Kepler-480 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-480 and its Exoplanet Kepler-480 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-480*)
    *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