Imaginary Picture of Kepler-500 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-500 b around the hoststar Kepler-500
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-500 b
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19434832+4351073 b, K00237.01, KIC 8041216 b, KOI-237 b, KOI-237.01"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.2300 (Rjup) 2.5781 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0200 (Mjup) 6.3653 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.0821 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0233
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 8.51 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 0.9577
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 254913.7 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1002.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 941.8 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 762.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1192.6 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1120.0 (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-500
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19434832+4351073, KIC 8041216, KOI-237"
Star Distance(LY) : 2632.5
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.0 (Msun Measured) 1.0 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 4.4 (GY)
Temperature : 5748 (K)
Spectral type : G2
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 3.5
Apparent Magnitude: 13.0
Right Ascension(RA) 295.9514
Declination (DEC) 43.8521
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-500%20b/
Kepler-500 b
Kepler-500 b

  • Kepler-500 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-500, located about 2632.5 light-years (807.1 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-500 has apparent magnitude of 13.0, with absolute magnitude of 3.5.
  • It is 1.0 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5748 with its spectral types of G2
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-500 b orbits around the star Kepler-500 every 8.5 days with its orbital distance of 0.08 AU ( 12282723.6 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-500 b around its host star Kepler-500)


  • The Star Kepler-500 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.811 AU ( 121316966.2 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.121 AU ( 167691751.2 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.708 AU ( 255525118.7 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.514 AU ( 376016406.0 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-500 b : 254913.67 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-500)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-500 distance : 0.842 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-500 distance : 1.066 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-500 distance : 1.030 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-500 distance : 1.129 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-500 distance : 1.884 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-500 distance : 1.988 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-500)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-500 distance : 0.843 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-500 distance : 1.096 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-500 distance : 1.115 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-500 distance : 1.918 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-500 distance : 1.994 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-500)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-500 and its Exoplanet Kepler-500 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-500 and its Exoplanet Kepler-500 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-500*)
    *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