Imaginary Picture of Kepler-492 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-492 b around the hoststar Kepler-492
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-492 b
Alternate Name : "KOI-205 b, 2MASS J19415919+4232163 b, KIC 7046804 b, K00205.01, KOI-205.01"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.8560 (Rjup) 9.5949 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 39.9000 (Mjup) 12685.7262 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0987 (AU) 0.0987 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0310
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0321
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 11.72 (Days Obs.) 11.68 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 137.7952
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 66690.1 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 717.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 673.6 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 545.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 852.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 801.0 (K)
Size Class: Jupiter-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection : Radial Velocity
Radius Detection : Primary Transit
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : Kepler-492
Alternate Name : "KOI-205, KIC 7046804, 2MASS J19415919+4232163"
Star Distance(LY) : 1916.9
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.8 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.9 (Msun Measured) 0.9 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 4.6 (GY)
Temperature : 5216 (K)
Spectral type : K0V
UV portion[%]: 7.0
Visible portion[%]: 43.4
IR portion[%]: 49.6
Metalicity : 0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 4.2
Apparent Magnitude: 13.1
Right Ascension(RA) 295.4967
Declination (DEC) 42.5379
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 435 LIKELY FALSE POSITIVES
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-492%20b/
Kepler-492 b
Kepler-492 b

  • Kepler-492 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-492, located about 1916.9 light-years (587.7 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-492 has apparent magnitude of 13.1, with absolute magnitude of 4.2.
  • It is 0.9 times more massive and 0.8 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5216 with its spectral types of K0V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-492 b orbits around the star Kepler-492 every 11.7 days with its orbital distance of 0.10 AU ( 14765309.8 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-492 b around its host star Kepler-492)


  • The Star Kepler-492 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.499 AU ( 74593956.2 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.689 AU ( 103108341.1 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.050 AU ( 157114294.1 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.545 AU ( 231200566.5 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-492 b : 66690.13 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-492)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-492 distance : 0.534 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-492 distance : 0.676 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-492 distance : 0.653 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-492 distance : 0.716 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-492 distance : 1.214 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-492 distance : 1.281 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-492)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-492 distance : 0.529 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-492 distance : 0.696 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-492 distance : 0.700 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-492 distance : 1.235 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-492 distance : 1.284 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-492)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-492 and its Exoplanet Kepler-492 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-492 and its Exoplanet Kepler-492 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-492*)
    *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