Imaginary Picture of Kepler-78 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-78 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.1071 (Rjup) 1.2000 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0053 (Mjup) 1.6906 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0100 (AU) 0.0100 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0010
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 0.36 (Days Obs.) 0.41 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 4503996.6 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2056.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1930.9 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1562.3 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2445.1 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 2296.2 (K)
Size Class: super-Earth-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-78
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 0.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.7 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.8 (Msun Measured) 1.1 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5089 (K)
Spectral type : G
Metalicity : -0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 25.0
Apparent Magnitude: 12.0
Right Ascension(RA) 293.7417
Declination (DEC) 44.4483
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 0
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors 0
Discovery Paper - Title 0
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=Kepler-78+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link 0
Kepler-78 b
Kepler-78 b

  • Kepler-78 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-78. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2013.
  • The host star Kepler-78 has apparent magnitude of 12.0, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 0.8 times more massive and 0.7 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5089 with its spectral types of G
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-78 b orbits around the star Kepler-78 every 0.4 days with its orbital distance of 0.01 AU ( 1495978.7 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-78 b around its host star Kepler-78)


  • The Star Kepler-78 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.415 AU ( 62109028.2 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.574 AU ( 85850908.0 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.874 AU ( 130817785.0 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.287 AU ( 192504101.4 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-78 b : 4503996.60 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-78)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-78 distance : 0.447 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-78 distance : 0.566 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-78 distance : 0.547 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-78 distance : 0.600 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-78 distance : 1.023 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-78 distance : 1.079 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-78)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-78 distance : 0.443 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-78 distance : 0.583 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-78 distance : 0.586 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-78 distance : 1.040 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-78 distance : 1.081 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-78)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-78 and its Exoplanet Kepler-78 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-78 and its Exoplanet Kepler-78 b (zoom level 3))