Imaginary Picture of Kepler-720 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-720 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.7500 (Rjup) 8.4067 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.4135 (Mjup) 131.4786 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.0540 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0129
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 4.71 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 522885.0 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1200.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1127.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 911.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1427.3 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1340.3 (K)
Size Class: 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-720
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 3477.7
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.9 (Msun Measured) 1.0 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5559 (K)
Spectral type : G6
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 3.6
Apparent Magnitude: 13.8
Right Ascension(RA) 298.6356
Declination (DEC) 44.1709
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 611 LIKELY FALSE POSITIVES
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-720%20b/
Kepler-720 b
Kepler-720 b

  • Kepler-720 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-720, located about 3477.7 light-years (1066.3 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-720 has apparent magnitude of 13.8, with absolute magnitude of 3.6.
  • It is 0.9 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5559 with its spectral types of G6
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-720 b orbits around the star Kepler-720 every 4.7 days with its orbital distance of 0.05 AU ( 8085077.4 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-720 b around its host star Kepler-720)


  • The Star Kepler-720 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.765 AU ( 114371433.5 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.057 AU ( 158091209.9 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.610 AU ( 240896018.4 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.370 AU ( 354489044.1 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-720 b : 522884.99 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-720)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-720 distance : 0.803 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-720 distance : 1.016 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-720 distance : 0.982 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-720 distance : 1.077 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-720 distance : 1.806 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-720 distance : 1.905 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-720)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-720 distance : 0.800 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-720 distance : 1.045 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-720 distance : 1.059 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-720 distance : 1.838 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-720 distance : 1.911 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-720)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-720 and its Exoplanet Kepler-720 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-720 and its Exoplanet Kepler-720 b (zoom level 3))