Imaginary Picture of Kepler-488 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-488 b around the hoststar Kepler-488
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-488 b
Alternate Name : "2MASS J18515188+4820422 b, K00194.01, KIC 10904857 b, KOI-194 b, KOI-194.01, WISE J185151.89+482042.2 b"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.4090 (Rjup) 15.7935 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 2.7420 (Mjup) 871.7747 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.0427 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0085
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 3.12 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 3.4950
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 1065474.2 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1433.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1346.6 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1089.6 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1705.2 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1601.4 (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-488
Alternate Name : "2MASS J18515188+4820422, KIC 10904857, KOI-194, WISE J185151.89+482042.2"
Star Distance(LY) : 3736.8
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.1 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 3.5 (GY)
Temperature : 6134 (K)
Spectral type : G1
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 3.4
Apparent Magnitude: 13.7
Right Ascension(RA) 282.9662
Declination (DEC) 48.3451
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 442 LIKELY FALSE POSITIVES
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-488%20b/
Kepler-488 b
Kepler-488 b

  • Kepler-488 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-488, located about 3736.8 light-years (1145.7 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-488 has apparent magnitude of 13.7, with absolute magnitude of 3.4.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6134 with its spectral types of G1
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-488 b orbits around the star Kepler-488 every 3.1 days with its orbital distance of 0.04 AU ( 6394989.8 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-488 b around its host star Kepler-488)


  • The Star Kepler-488 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.863 AU ( 129134300.9 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.193 AU ( 178497350.7 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.818 AU ( 271990461.1 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.675 AU ( 400245878.7 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-488 b : 1065474.17 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-488)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-488 distance : 0.876 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-488 distance : 1.109 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-488 distance : 1.071 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-488 distance : 1.174 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-488 distance : 1.942 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-488 distance : 2.048 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-488)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-488 distance : 0.883 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-488 distance : 1.138 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-488 distance : 1.169 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-488 distance : 1.976 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-488 distance : 2.055 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-488)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-488 and its Exoplanet Kepler-488 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-488 and its Exoplanet Kepler-488 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-488*)
    *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