WASP-159
Imaginary Picture of Star WASP-159
Star Name : WASP-159
Alternate Name :
Star Distance (LY/pc): 2382.6138 (LY) 730.5136 (pc)
Stellar Radius (Rsun): 0.0000 (Rsun, measured) 2.1100 (Rsun, estimated)
Stellar Mass (Msun): 1.4100 (Msun/observed) 1.4100 (Msun/estimated)
Spectral type : F9
Metalicity : 0.2200
Absolute Magnitude : 3.48
Apparent Magnitude : 12.80
Right Ascension(RA) : 68.13648
Declination(DEC) : -38.96833
  • This is the WASP-159 . The star WASP-159 islocated about 2382.6 light-years (730.5 pc) away from our Solar System.
  • The star WASP-159 has apparent magnitude of 12.8, with absolute magnitude of 3.5.
  • It is 1.4 times more massive and 2.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6000 with its spectral types of F9
  • Number of Extrasolar Planets : 1
  • Name of the 1 Planet WASP-159 b radius 1.380000 mass 0.550000 orbital distance 0.053800
    (Illustration of the WASP-159's Planetary System)



    The Star WASP-159 's habitable zone is located at the following distance

    Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.646 AU ( 246174502.3 km)
    Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.275 AU ( 340277495.2 km)
    Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 3.466 AU ( 518507599.5 km)
    Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 5.100 AU ( 763006647.0 km)
    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-159)



    Kopparapu's Recent Venus for Star WASP-159 distance : 1.683 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-159 distance : 2.131 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-159 distance : 2.058 AU
    Kopparapu's Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-159 distance : 2.256 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-159 distance : 3.742 AU
    Kopparapu's Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-159 distance : 3.947 AU
    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-159)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-159 distance : 1.693 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-159 distance : 2.188 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-159 distance : 2.240 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-159 distance : 3.809 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-159 distance : 3.961 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-159)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-159 )



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-159 (zoom level 3))