Imaginary Picture of Kepler-5 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-5 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.4310 (Rjup) 16.0401 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 2.1140 (Mjup) 672.1209 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0506 (AU) 0.0506 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0097
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 3.55 (Days Obs.) 3.55 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 2427481.3 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1761.7 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1654.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1338.6 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2095.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1967.4 (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-5
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 2933.7
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.8 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.4 (Msun Measured) 1.4 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6332 (K)
Spectral type : F8
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 12.2
Apparent Magnitude: 22.0
Right Ascension(RA) 299.4083
Declination (DEC) 44.0350
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "David G. Koch, William J. Borucki, Jason F. Rowe, Natalie M. Batalha, Timothy M. Brown, Douglas A. Caldwell, John Caldwell, William D. Cochran, Edna DeVore, Edward W. Dunham "
Discovery Paper - Title DISCOVERY OF THE TRANSITING PLANET KEPLER-5b
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=Kepler-5+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-5%20b/
Kepler-5 b
Kepler-5 b

  • Kepler-5 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-5, located about 2933.7 light-years (899.5 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2010.
  • The host star Kepler-5 has apparent magnitude of 22.0, with absolute magnitude of 12.2.
  • It is 1.4 times more massive and 1.8 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6332 with its spectral types of F8
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-5 b orbits around the star Kepler-5 every 3.5 days with its orbital distance of 0.05 AU ( 7575636.2 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-5 b around its host star Kepler-5)


  • The Star Kepler-5 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.543 AU ( 230901818.2 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.133 AU ( 319166654.6 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 3.251 AU ( 486339350.1 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 4.784 AU ( 715669658.9 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-5 b : 2427481.32 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-5)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-5 distance : 1.547 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-5 distance : 1.959 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-5 distance : 1.892 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-5 distance : 2.073 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-5 distance : 3.417 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-5 distance : 3.604 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-5)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-5 distance : 1.567 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-5 distance : 2.009 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-5 distance : 2.074 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-5 distance : 3.479 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-5 distance : 3.618 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-5)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-5 and its Exoplanet Kepler-5 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-5 and its Exoplanet Kepler-5 b (zoom level 3))