Imaginary Picture of Kepler-572 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-572 b around the hoststar Kepler-572
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-572 b
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19245305+5034526 b, K00484.01, KIC 12061222 b, KOI-484 b, KOI-484.01, WISE J192453.07+503452.8 b"
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) 0.1226 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0471
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 17.21 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 0.9577
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 34738.7 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 609.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 572.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 463.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 724.6 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 680.5 (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-572
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19245305+5034526, KIC 12061222, KOI-484, WISE J192453.07+503452.8"
Star Distance(LY) : 1645.4
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.8 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.8 (Msun Measured) 0.8 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 4.7 (GY)
Temperature : 5217 (K)
Spectral type : K0
UV portion[%]: 5.1
Visible portion[%]: 40.3
IR portion[%]: 54.6
Metalicity : -0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 4.6
Apparent Magnitude: 13.1
Right Ascension(RA) 291.2211
Declination (DEC) 50.5813
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 494 LIKELY FALSE POSITIVES
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-572%20b/
Kepler-572 b
Kepler-572 b

  • Kepler-572 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-572, located about 1645.4 light-years (504.5 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-572 has apparent magnitude of 13.1, with absolute magnitude of 4.6.
  • It is 0.8 times more massive and 0.8 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5217 with its spectral types of K0
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-572 b orbits around the star Kepler-572 every 17.2 days with its orbital distance of 0.12 AU ( 18337144.0 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-572 b around its host star Kepler-572)


  • The Star Kepler-572 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.447 AU ( 66860403.2 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.618 AU ( 92418550.0 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.941 AU ( 140825418.0 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.385 AU ( 207230771.8 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-572 b : 34738.74 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-572)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-572 distance : 0.478 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-572 distance : 0.606 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-572 distance : 0.585 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-572 distance : 0.642 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-572 distance : 1.088 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-572 distance : 1.148 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-572)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-572 distance : 0.474 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-572 distance : 0.624 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-572 distance : 0.628 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-572 distance : 1.107 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-572 distance : 1.151 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-572)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-572 and its Exoplanet Kepler-572 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-572 and its Exoplanet Kepler-572 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-572*)
    *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