Imaginary Picture of WASP-168 b

Display orbital revolution of WASP-168 b around the hoststar WASP-168
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Exoplanet Name : WASP-168 b
Alternate Name :
Status : Confirmed
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.5000 (Rjup) 16.8135 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.4200 (Mjup) 133.5340 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0519 (AU) 0.0519 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0114
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 4.15 (Days Obs.) 4.16 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 0.4724
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 740135.3 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1309.1 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1229.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 994.7 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1556.8 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1462.0 (K)
Size Class: Super-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-168
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 0.0
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.1 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 1.0 (GY)
Temperature : 6000 (K)
Spectral type : F9V
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : -0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 25.0
Apparent Magnitude: 11.0
Right Ascension(RA) 96.7458
Declination (DEC) -46.8214
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WASP-168 b
WASP-168 b

  • WASP-168 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star WASP-168. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2018.
  • The host star WASP-168 has apparent magnitude of 11.0, with absolute magnitude of 25.0.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 6000 with its spectral types of F9V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet WASP-168 b orbits around the star WASP-168 every 4.2 days with its orbital distance of 0.05 AU ( 7764129.5 km)
  • (Projected orbit of WASP-168 b around its host star WASP-168)


  • The Star WASP-168 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.873 AU ( 130670825.9 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.207 AU ( 180621229.7 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.840 AU ( 275226782.7 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.707 AU ( 405008267.6 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of WASP-168 b : 740135.34 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-168)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-168 distance : 0.893 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-168 distance : 1.131 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-168 distance : 1.092 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-168 distance : 1.197 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-168 distance : 1.986 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-168 distance : 2.095 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-168)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-168 distance : 0.898 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-168 distance : 1.161 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-168 distance : 1.189 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-168 distance : 2.022 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-168 distance : 2.103 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-168)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-168 and its Exoplanet WASP-168 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-168 and its Exoplanet WASP-168 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star WASP-168*)
    *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