Imaginary Picture of Kepler-901 b
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-901 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.1220 (Rjup) 1.3675 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0095 (Mjup) 3.0334 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.0380 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0096
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 3.52 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 84715.4 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 761.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 715.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 578.6 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 905.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 850.4 (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-901
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 786.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.6 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.6 (Msun Measured) 0.6 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.0 (GY)
Temperature : 4184 (K)
Spectral type : K6
Metalicity : -0.3
Absolute Magnitude: 5.8
Apparent Magnitude: 12.8
Right Ascension(RA) 291.1530
Declination (DEC) 40.8875
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 733 LIKELY FALSE POSITIVES
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK 0
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-901%20b/
Kepler-901 b
Kepler-901 b

  • Kepler-901 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-901, located about 786.0 light-years (241.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-901 has apparent magnitude of 12.8, with absolute magnitude of 5.8.
  • It is 0.6 times more massive and 0.6 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 4184 with its spectral types of K6
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-901 b orbits around the star Kepler-901 every 3.5 days with its orbital distance of 0.04 AU ( 5679431.6 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-901 b around its host star Kepler-901)


  • The Star Kepler-901 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.216 AU ( 32338235.5 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.299 AU ( 44699892.5 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.455 AU ( 68112744.1 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 0.670 AU ( 100230886.8 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-901 b : 84715.39 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-901)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.241 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.305 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.295 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.324 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.574 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.605 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-901)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.238 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.315 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.315 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.583 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-901 distance : 0.606 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-901)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-901 and its Exoplanet Kepler-901 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-901 and its Exoplanet Kepler-901 b (zoom level 3))