Imaginary Picture of Kepler-79 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-79 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.3096 (Rjup) 3.4699 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0343 (Mjup) 10.9005 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.1170 (AU) 0.1170 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0150
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0369
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 13.48 (Days Obs.) 13.54 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 269225.8 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1016.7 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 954.7 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 772.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1209.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1135.4 (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-79
Alternate Name : KOI-152
Star Distance(LY) : 3327.2
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.3 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.2 (Msun Measured) 1.2 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 3.4 (GY)
Temperature : 6389 (K)
Spectral type : G0
Metalicity : 0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 4.1
Apparent Magnitude: 14.1
Right Ascension(RA) 300.5171
Declination (DEC) 44.3816
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors 0
Discovery Paper - Title
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=Kepler-79+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-79%20b/
Kepler-79 b
Kepler-79 b

  • Kepler-79 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-79, located about 3327.2 light-years (1020.1 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2013.
  • The host star Kepler-79 has apparent magnitude of 14.1, with absolute magnitude of 4.1.
  • It is 1.2 times more massive and 1.3 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6389 with its spectral types of G0
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-79 b orbits around the star Kepler-79 every 13.5 days with its orbital distance of 0.12 AU ( 17502950.9 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-79 b around its host star Kepler-79)


  • The Star Kepler-79 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.188 AU ( 177664190.5 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.642 AU ( 245578340.5 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.501 AU ( 374207044.5 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.681 AU ( 550662058.9 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-79 b : 269225.79 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-79)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-79 distance : 1.186 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-79 distance : 1.502 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-79 distance : 1.451 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-79 distance : 1.590 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-79 distance : 2.618 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-79 distance : 2.761 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-79)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-79 distance : 1.203 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-79 distance : 1.541 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-79 distance : 1.592 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-79 distance : 2.665 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-79 distance : 2.772 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-79)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-79 and its Exoplanet Kepler-79 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-79 and its Exoplanet Kepler-79 b (zoom level 3))