Imaginary Picture of WASP-5 b
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Exoplanet Name : WASP-5 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.1710 (Rjup) 13.1257 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 1.6370 (Mjup) 520.4645 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0273 (AU) 0.0273 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0045
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 1.63 (Days Obs.) 1.65 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 2042470.2 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1687.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1584.5 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1282.0 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2006.5 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1884.3 (K)
Size Class: 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 : WASP-5
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 968.7
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.0 (Msun Measured) 1.0 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 3.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5700 (K)
Spectral type : G5
Metalicity : 0.1
Absolute Magnitude: 4.9
Apparent Magnitude: 12.3
Right Ascension(RA) 359.3490
Declination (DEC) -41.2772
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 08018-00199
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "Akihiko Fukui,orio Narita,aul J. Tristram,Takahiro Sumi,umio Abe,oshitaka Itow,Denis J. Sullivan,an A. Bond,eruyuki Hirano,Motohide Tamura,avid P. Bennett,ei Furusawa,umiya Hayashi,ohn B. Hearnshaw,hun Hosaka,oki Kamiya,Shuhei Kobara,arno Korpela,am M. Kilmartin,ei Lin,ho Hong Ling,hota Makita,imiaki Masuda,utaka Matsubara,Noriyuki Miyake,asushi Muraki,aiko Nagaya,Kenta Nishimoto,ouji Ohnishi,engo Omori,Yvette Perrott,icholas Rattenbury,oshiharu Saito,jiljana Skuljan,aisuke Suzuki,inston L. Sweatman,ohei Wada"
Discovery Paper - Title Measurements of Transit Timing Variations for WASP-5b
Discovery Paper - Journal Publ Astron Soc Jpn Nihon Tenmon Gakkai (2011) 63 (1): 287-300. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/pasj/63.1.287
Discovery Paper - URL https://academic.oup.com/pasj/article/63/1/287/1461304/Measurements-of-Transit-Timing-Variations-for-WASP
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=WASP-5+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/WASP-5%20b/
WASP-5 b
WASP-5 b

  • WASP-5 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star WASP-5, located about 968.7 light-years (297.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2007.
  • The host star WASP-5 has apparent magnitude of 12.3, with absolute magnitude of 4.9.
  • It is 1.0 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5700 with its spectral types of G5
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet WASP-5 b orbits around the star WASP-5 every 1.6 days with its orbital distance of 0.03 AU ( 4082525.9 km)
  • (Projected orbit of WASP-5 b around its host star WASP-5)


  • The Star WASP-5 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.763 AU ( 114139799.7 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.055 AU ( 157771031.5 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.607 AU ( 240408137.3 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.365 AU ( 353771105.6 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of WASP-5 b : 2042470.19 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-5)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-5 distance : 0.794 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-5 distance : 1.006 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-5 distance : 0.972 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-5 distance : 1.065 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-5 distance : 1.780 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-5 distance : 1.878 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-5)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-5 distance : 0.794 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-5 distance : 1.034 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-5 distance : 1.051 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-5 distance : 1.812 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-5 distance : 1.884 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-5)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-5 and its Exoplanet WASP-5 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-5 and its Exoplanet WASP-5 b (zoom level 3))