Imaginary Picture of Kepler-62 f
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-62 f
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.1260 (Rjup) 1.4123 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.1100 (Mjup) 34.9732 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.7180 (AU) 0.7180 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.7318
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 267.29 (Days Obs.) 267.52 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 670.3 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 227.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 213.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 172.6 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 270.1 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 253.6 (K)
Size Class: super-Earth-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection :
Radius Detection :
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Habitable
Star Name : Kepler-62
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 981.1
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.7 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.7 (Msun Measured) 0.7 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 4859 (K)
Spectral type : K2V
Metalicity : -0.2
Absolute Magnitude: 6.6
Apparent Magnitude: 14.0
Right Ascension(RA) 283.2125
Declination (DEC) 45.3499
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "W. J. Borucki (1), E. Agol (12), F. Fressin (10), L. Kaltenegger (10 and 39), J. Rowe (6), H. Isaacson (2), D. Fischer (19), N. Batalha (1), J. J. Lissauer (1), G. W. Marcy (2), D. Fabrycky (17 and 42), J.-M. D_sert (10), S. T. Bryson (1), T. Barclay (35), F. Bastien (43), A. Boss (4), E. Brugamyer (8), L. A. Buchhave (40 and 41), Chris Burke (6), D. A. Caldwell (6), J. Carter (18), D. Charbonneau (10), J. R. Crepp (20 and 38), J. Christensen-Dalsgaard (7), J. L. Christiansen (6), D. Ciardi (22), W. D. Cochran (8), E. DeVore (6), L. Doyle (6), A. K. Dupree (10), M. Endl (8), M. E. Everett (14), E. B. Ford (16), J. Fortney (17), T. N. Gautier III (11), J. C. Geary (10), A. Gould (13), M. Haas (1), C. Henze (1), A. W. Howard (24), S. B. Howell (1), D. Huber (32), J. M. Jenkins (6), H. Kjeldsen (7), et al. (21 additional authors not shown) "
Discovery Paper - Title Kepler-62: A five-planet system with planets of 1.4 and 1.6 Earth radii in the Habitable Zone
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=Kepler-62+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-62%20f/
Kepler-62 f
Kepler-62 f

  • Kepler-62 f is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-62, located about 981.1 light-years (300.8 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2013.
  • The host star Kepler-62 has apparent magnitude of 14.0, with absolute magnitude of 6.6.
  • It is 0.7 times more massive and 0.7 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 4859 with its spectral types of K2V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-62 f orbits around the star Kepler-62 every 267.3 days with its orbital distance of 0.72 AU ( 107411271.2 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-62 f around its host star Kepler-62)


  • The Star Kepler-62 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.364 AU ( 54402832.4 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.503 AU ( 75198931.6 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.766 AU ( 114586530.2 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.127 AU ( 168619098.9 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-62 f : 670.32 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-62)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.396 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.501 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.484 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.531 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.914 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.964 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-62)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.391 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.517 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.518 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.929 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-62 distance : 0.966 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-62)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-62 and its Exoplanet Kepler-62 f)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-62 and its Exoplanet Kepler-62 f (zoom level 3))