Imaginary Picture of Kepler-63 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-63 b around the hoststar Kepler-63
/
Exoplanet Name : Kepler-63 b
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19165428+4932535 b, K00063.01, KIC 11554435 b, KOI-63 b, KOI-63.01, WISE J191654.29+493253.6 b"
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.5450 (Rjup) 6.1089 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.3780 (Mjup) 120.1806 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0800 (AU) 0.0800 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.4500
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0258
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 9.43 (Days Obs.) 8.35 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 3.2204
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 157554.7 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 889.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 835.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 675.6 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1057.4 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 993.1 (K)
Size Class: sub-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-63
Alternate Name : "TYC 3550-458-1, 2MASS J19165428+4932535, KIC 11554435, KOI-63, WISE J191654.29+493253.6"
Star Distance(LY) : 672.5
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.9 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.0 (Msun Measured) 0.8 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.2 (GY)
Temperature : 5673 (K)
Spectral type : G6
UV portion[%]: 7.2
Visible portion[%]: 43.7
IR portion[%]: 49.1
Metalicity : 0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 5.4
Apparent Magnitude: 12.0
Right Ascension(RA) 289.2262
Declination (DEC) 49.5482
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "Roberto Sanchis-Ojeda, Joshua N. Winn, Geoffrey W. Marcy, Andrew W. Howard, Howard Isaacson, John Asher Johnson, Guillermo Torres, Simon Albrecht, Tiago L. Campante, William J. Chaplin, Guy R. Davies, Mikkel L. Lund, Joshua A. Carter, Rebekah I. Dawson, Lars A. Buchhave, Mark E. Everett, Debra A. Fischer, John C. Geary, Ronald L. Gilliland, Elliott P. Horch, Steve B. Howell, David W. Latham"
Discovery Paper - Title Kepler-63b: A Giant Planet in a Polar Orbit around a Young Sun-like Star
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=Kepler-63+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-63%20b/
Kepler-63 b
Kepler-63 b

  • Kepler-63 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-63, located about 672.5 light-years (206.2 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2013.
  • The host star Kepler-63 has apparent magnitude of 12.0, with absolute magnitude of 5.4.
  • It is 1.0 times more massive and 0.9 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5673 with its spectral types of G6
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-63 b orbits around the star Kepler-63 every 9.4 days with its orbital distance of 0.08 AU ( 11967829.7 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-63 b around its host star Kepler-63)


  • The Star Kepler-63 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.621 AU ( 92931165.4 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.859 AU ( 128455156.5 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.308 AU ( 195737231.4 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.925 AU ( 288035910.7 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-63 b : 157554.71 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-63)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-63 distance : 0.648 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-63 distance : 0.820 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-63 distance : 0.792 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-63 distance : 0.869 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-63 distance : 1.453 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-63 distance : 1.533 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-63)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-63 distance : 0.647 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-63 distance : 0.843 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-63 distance : 0.857 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-63 distance : 1.478 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-63 distance : 1.537 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-63)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-63 and its Exoplanet Kepler-63 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-63 and its Exoplanet Kepler-63 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-63*)
    *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