Imaginary Picture of Kepler-766 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-766 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.3020 (Rjup) 3.3851 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0258 (Mjup) 8.2001 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.0674 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0167
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 6.10 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 459564.8 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1162.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1091.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 883.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1381.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1297.8 (K)
Size Class: Neptune-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-766
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 5264.2
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.1 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5992 (K)
Spectral type : G0
Metalicity : 0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 3.4
Apparent Magnitude: 14.4
Right Ascension(RA) 293.1845
Declination (DEC) 37.9699
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 0
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 661 LIKELY FALSE POSITIVES
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK 0
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-766%20b/
Kepler-766 b
Kepler-766 b

  • Kepler-766 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-766, located about 5264.2 light-years (1614.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-766 has apparent magnitude of 14.4, with absolute magnitude of 3.4.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5992 with its spectral types of G0
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-766 b orbits around the star Kepler-766 every 6.1 days with its orbital distance of 0.07 AU ( 10090110.2 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-766 b around its host star Kepler-766)


  • The Star Kepler-766 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.894 AU ( 133813386.6 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.236 AU ( 184965069.9 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.884 AU ( 281845833.9 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.772 AU ( 414748491.4 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-766 b : 459564.75 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-766)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-766 distance : 0.915 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-766 distance : 1.159 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-766 distance : 1.119 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-766 distance : 1.227 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-766 distance : 2.036 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-766 distance : 2.147 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-766)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-766 distance : 0.920 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-766 distance : 1.190 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-766 distance : 1.218 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-766 distance : 2.072 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-766 distance : 2.155 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-766)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-766 and its Exoplanet Kepler-766 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-766 and its Exoplanet Kepler-766 b (zoom level 3))