Imaginary Picture of WASP-162 b

Display orbital revolution of WASP-162 b around the hoststar WASP-162
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Exoplanet Name : WASP-162 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.0000 (Rjup) 11.2090 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 5.2000 (Mjup) 1653.2776 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0871 (AU) 0.0871 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.4340
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0264
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 9.62 (Days Obs.) 9.63 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 157151.3 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 888.6 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 834.5 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 675.2 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1056.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 992.4 (K)
Size Class: Jupiter-size
Mass Class:
Detection Type : Primary Transit
Mass Detection : Radial Velocity
Radius Detection : Primary Transit
Habitability by Solar Eq. Astronomical Unit: Not habitable
Habitability by Kopparapu: Not habitable
Star Name : WASP-162
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 0.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 0.9 (Msun Measured) 1.0 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 1.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5300 (K)
Spectral type : K0
Metalicity : 0.3
Absolute Magnitude: 25.0
Apparent Magnitude: 12.2
Right Ascension(RA) 168.2917
Declination (DEC) -17.6578
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WASP-162 b
WASP-162 b

  • WASP-162 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star WASP-162. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2018.
  • The host star WASP-162 has apparent magnitude of 12.2, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 0.9 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5300 with its spectral types of K0
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet WASP-162 b orbits around the star WASP-162 every 9.6 days with its orbital distance of 0.09 AU ( 13029974.5 km)
  • (Projected orbit of WASP-162 b around its host star WASP-162)


  • The Star WASP-162 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.675 AU ( 101049188.6 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 0.934 AU ( 139676385.9 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.423 AU ( 212835901.8 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.094 AU ( 313197353.3 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of WASP-162 b : 157151.29 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-162)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-162 distance : 0.720 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-162 distance : 0.911 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-162 distance : 0.880 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-162 distance : 0.965 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-162 distance : 1.633 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-162 distance : 1.722 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-162)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-162 distance : 0.715 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-162 distance : 0.938 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-162 distance : 0.946 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-162 distance : 1.661 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-162 distance : 1.727 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-162)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-162 and its Exoplanet WASP-162 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-162 and its Exoplanet WASP-162 b (zoom level 3))