Imaginary Picture of LP 791-18 b

Display orbital revolution of LP 791-18 b around the hoststar LP 791-18
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Exoplanet Name : LP 791-18 b
Alternate Name : TOI-736.02
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.0999 (Rjup) 1.1198 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.0046 (Mjup) 1.4690 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0097 (AU) 0.0097 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0026
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 0.95 (Days Obs.) 0.93 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 1.1716
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 505406.5 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1190.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1117.5 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 904.2 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1415.2 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1329.0 (K)
Size Class: Earth-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection :
Radius Detection : Primary Transit
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : LP 791-18
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Star Distance(LY) : 86.4
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 0.7 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.1 (Msun Measured) 0.1 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 0.5 (GY)
Temperature : 2960 (K)
Spectral type : M6V
UV portion[%]: 0.1
Visible portion[%]: 3.2
IR portion[%]: 96.7
Metalicity : -0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 14.8
Apparent Magnitude: 16.9
Right Ascension(RA) 165.6917
Declination (DEC) -16.4061
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LP 791-18 b
LP 791-18 b

  • LP 791-18 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star LP 791-18, located about 86.4 light-years (26.5 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2019.
  • The host star LP 791-18 has apparent magnitude of 16.9, with absolute magnitude of 14.8.
  • It is 0.1 times more massive and 0.7 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 2960 with its spectral types of M6V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet LP 791-18 b orbits around the star LP 791-18 every 0.9 days with its orbital distance of 0.01 AU ( 1449603.4 km)
  • (Projected orbit of LP 791-18 b around its host star LP 791-18)


  • The Star LP 791-18 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.135 AU ( 20160434.3 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.186 AU ( 27866988.7 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.284 AU ( 42463123.9 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 0.418 AU ( 62486347.0 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of LP 791-18 b : 505406.47 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star LP 791-18)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.153 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.194 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.187 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.206 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.387 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.408 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star LP 791-18)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.153 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.201 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.202 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.393 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star LP 791-18 distance : 0.409 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star LP 791-18)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star LP 791-18 and its Exoplanet LP 791-18 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star LP 791-18 and its Exoplanet LP 791-18 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star LP 791-18*)
    *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