Kepler-68
Imaginary Picture of Star Kepler-68
Star Name : Kepler-68
Alternate Name :
Star Distance (LY/pc): 485.3512 (LY) 148.8095 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 1.2430 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 1.0790 (Msun/observed) 1.0790 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : G2
Metalicity : 0.1200
Absolute Magnitude : 16.14
Apparent Magnitude : 22.00
Right Ascension(RA) : 291.03333
Declination(DEC) : 49.04028
  • This is the Kepler-68 . The star Kepler-68 islocated about 485.4 light-years (148.8 pc) away from our Solar System.
  • The star Kepler-68 has apparent magnitude of 22.0, with absolute magnitude of 16.1.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.2 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5793 with its spectral types of G2
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 3
  • Name of the 1 Planet Kepler-68 b radius 0.206000 mass 0.018800 orbital distance 0.061700
  • Name of the 2 Planet Kepler-68 c radius 0.082700 mass 0.006860 orbital distance 0.090590
  • Name of the 3 Planet Kepler-68 d radius 0.907830 mass 0.840000 orbital distance 1.400000
    (Illustration of the Kepler-68's Planetary System)



    The Star Kepler-68 's habitable zone is located at the following distance

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.904 AU ( 135187425.7 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.249 AU ( 186864351.0 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.903 AU ( 284739918.0 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.801 AU ( 419007262.9 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-68)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star Kepler-68 distance : 0.936 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-68 distance : 1.185 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-68 distance : 1.144 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-68 distance : 1.255 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-68 distance : 2.092 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-68 distance : 2.206 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-68)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-68 distance : 0.937 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-68 distance : 1.218 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-68 distance : 1.240 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-68 distance : 2.129 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-68 distance : 2.214 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-68)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-68 )



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-68 (zoom level 3))