Kepler-8
Imaginary Picture of Star Kepler-8
Star Name : Kepler-8
Alternate Name :
Star Distance (LY/pc): 4337.8748 (LY) 1330.0000 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 1.4860 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 1.2130 (Msun/observed) 1.2130 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : F8
Metalicity : -0.0550
Absolute Magnitude : 3.28
Apparent Magnitude : 13.90
Right Ascension(RA) : 281.28750
Declination(DEC) : 42.45111
  • This is the Kepler-8 . The star Kepler-8 islocated about 4337.9 light-years (1330.0 pc) away from our Solar System.
  • The star Kepler-8 has apparent magnitude of 13.9, with absolute magnitude of 3.3.
  • It is 1.2 times more massive and 1.5 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6213 with its spectral types of F8
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 1
  • Name of the 1 Planet Kepler-8 b radius 1.419000 mass 0.603000 orbital distance 0.048300
    (Illustration of the Kepler-8's Planetary System)



    The Star Kepler-8 's habitable zone is located at the following distance

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.243 AU ( 185900102.5 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.718 AU ( 256962523.1 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.617 AU ( 391554019.5 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.852 AU ( 576188892.6 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-8)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star Kepler-8 distance : 1.555 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-8 distance : 1.969 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-8 distance : 1.902 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-8 distance : 2.084 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-8 distance : 3.443 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-8 distance : 3.631 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-8)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-8 distance : 1.571 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-8 distance : 2.021 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-8 distance : 2.079 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-8 distance : 3.504 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-8 distance : 3.644 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-8)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-8 )



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-8 (zoom level 3))