Imaginary Picture of Kepler-951 b

Display orbital revolution of Kepler-951 b around the hoststar Kepler-951
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Exoplanet Name : Kepler-951 b
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19105701+3806524 b, K01788.01, KIC 2975770 b, KOI-1788 b, KOI-1788.01, Kepler-951 A b, WISE J191057.01+380652.7
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.4990 (Rjup) 5.5933 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.1218 (Mjup) 38.7233 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.3091 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.1958
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 71.53 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 1.2378
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 3371.8 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 340.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 319.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 258.4 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 404.4 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 379.8 (K)
Size Class: sub-Jupiter-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-951
Alternate Name : "2MASS J19105701+3806524, KIC 2975770, KOI-1788, Kepler-951 A, WISE J191057.01+380652.7"
Star Distance(LY) : 1247.3
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.7 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.8 (Msun Measured) 0.8 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 4.3 (GY)
Temperature : 4850 (K)
Spectral type : K3
UV portion[%]: 2.5
Visible portion[%]: 35.7
IR portion[%]: 61.8
Metalicity : -0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 5.0
Apparent Magnitude: 12.9
Right Ascension(RA) 287.7376
Declination (DEC) 38.1146
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
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 755 LIKELY FALSE POSITIVES
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/Kepler-951%20b/
Kepler-951 b
Kepler-951 b

  • Kepler-951 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star Kepler-951, located about 1247.3 light-years (382.4 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2016.
  • The host star Kepler-951 has apparent magnitude of 12.9, with absolute magnitude of 5.0.
  • It is 0.8 times more massive and 0.7 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 4850 with its spectral types of K3
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet Kepler-951 b orbits around the star Kepler-951 every 71.5 days with its orbital distance of 0.31 AU ( 46238314.7 km)
  • (Projected orbit of Kepler-951 b around its host star Kepler-951)


  • The Star Kepler-951 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.351 AU ( 52524365.1 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.485 AU ( 72602398.8 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.740 AU ( 110629989.0 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 1.088 AU ( 162796875.1 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of Kepler-951 b : 3371.76 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star Kepler-951)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.382 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.484 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.468 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.513 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.883 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.931 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star Kepler-951)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.378 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.499 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.500 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.898 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star Kepler-951 distance : 0.934 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star Kepler-951)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-951 and its Exoplanet Kepler-951 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star Kepler-951 and its Exoplanet Kepler-951 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star Kepler-951*)
    *Yamashiki YA et al. 2019 ApJ 881 114
    MUSCLES Paper I - France et al. 2016 ApJ 820 89
    MUSCLES Paper II- Youngblood et al. 2016 ApJ 824 101
    MUSCLES Paper III- Loyd et al. 2016 ApJ 824 102