Imaginary Picture of Kepler-596 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-596 b around the hoststar Kepler-596
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-596 b
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19180016+5141086 b, K00548.01, KIC 12600735 b, KOI-548 b, KOI-548.01, WISE J191800.16+514108.4 b"
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.3090 (Rjup) 3.4636 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0263 (Mjup) 8.3767 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.1602 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0583
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 21.30 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 0.6983
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 106531.6 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 806.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 757.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 612.7 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 958.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 900.5 (K)
Size Class: 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-596
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19180016+5141086, KIC 12600735, KOI-548, WISE J191800.16+514108.4"
Star Distance(LY) : 3339.7
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.3 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.2 (Msun Measured) 1.2 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 2.7 (GY)
Temperature : 5984 (K)
Spectral type : F8
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 3.0
Apparent Magnitude: 13.1
Right Ascension(RA) 289.5007
Declination (DEC) 51.6857
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 513 LIKELY FALSE POSITIVES
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-596%20b/
Kepler-596 b
Kepler-596 b

  • Kepler-596 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-596, located about 3339.7 light-years (1024.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-596 has apparent magnitude of 13.1, with absolute magnitude of 3.0.
  • It is 1.2 times more massive and 1.3 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5984 with its spectral types of F8
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-596 b orbits around the star Kepler-596 every 21.3 days with its orbital distance of 0.16 AU ( 23972677.0 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-596 b around its host star Kepler-596)


  • The Star Kepler-596 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.023 AU ( 153068588.6 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.414 AU ( 211580791.1 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.155 AU ( 322402302.8 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.171 AU ( 474429112.2 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-596 b : 106531.61 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-596)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-596 distance : 1.047 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-596 distance : 1.326 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-596 distance : 1.281 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-596 distance : 1.404 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-596 distance : 2.330 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-596 distance : 2.458 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-596)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-596 distance : 1.053 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-596 distance : 1.362 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-596 distance : 1.393 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-596 distance : 2.372 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-596 distance : 2.466 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-596)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-596 and its Exoplanet Kepler-596 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-596 and its Exoplanet Kepler-596 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-596*)
    *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