Imaginary Picture of WASP-60 b

Display orbital revolution of WASP-60 b around the hoststar WASP-60
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Exoplanet Name : WASP-60 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 0.9000 (Rjup) 10.0881 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.5000 (Mjup) 158.9690 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0000 (AU) 0.0531 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.0000
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0118
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 4.30 (Days Obs.) 0.00 (Days Est.)
Surface Gravity (G Earth) 1.5620
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 685865.7 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1284.4 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1206.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 975.9 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1527.4 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1434.4 (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-60
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 1128.6
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.1 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.1 (Msun Measured) 1.1 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 3.6 (GY)
Temperature : 5900 (K)
Spectral type : G1V
UV portion[%]: 7.8
Visible portion[%]: 44.8
IR portion[%]: 47.4
Metalicity : -0.0
Absolute Magnitude: 4.5
Apparent Magnitude: 12.2
Right Ascension(RA) 356.6666
Declination (DEC) 31.1558
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "G. Hス。スュebrard, A. Collier Cameron, D. J. A. Brown, R. F. Dス。スュ_az, F. Faedi, B. Smalley, D. R. Anderson,D. Armstrong13, S. C. C. Barros, J. Bento, F. Bouchy, A. P. Doyle, B. Enoch, Y. Gス。スュomez Maqueo Chew,E. M. Hス。スュebrard ス。スュ , C. Hellier, M. Lendl, T. A. Lister, P. F. L. Maxted, J. McCormac, C. Moutou, D. Pollacco,D. Queloz, A. Santerne, I. Skillen, J. Southworth, J. Tregloan-Reed, A. H. M. J. Triaud, S. Udry,M. Vanhuysse, C. A. Watson, R. G. West, P. J. Wheatley"
Discovery Paper - Title "WASP-52b, WASP-58b, WASP-59b, and WASP-60b: four new transiting close-in giant planets"
Discovery Paper - Journal "A&A 549, A134 (2013) https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/201220363"
Discovery Paper - URL http://www.aanda.org/articles/aa/full_html/2013/01/aa20363-12/aa20363-12.html
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=WASP-60+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/WASP-60%20b/
WASP-60 b
WASP-60 b

  • WASP-60 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star WASP-60, located about 1128.6 light-years (346.0 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2011.
  • The host star WASP-60 has apparent magnitude of 12.2, with absolute magnitude of 4.5.
  • It is 1.1 times more massive and 1.1 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5900 with its spectral types of G1V
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet WASP-60 b orbits around the star WASP-60 every 4.3 days with its orbital distance of 0.05 AU ( 7938110.7 km)
  • (Projected orbit of WASP-60 b around its host star WASP-60)


  • The Star WASP-60 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 0.860 AU ( 128607704.6 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.188 AU ( 177769457.0 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.811 AU ( 270881312.2 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 2.665 AU ( 398613717.4 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of WASP-60 b : 685865.69 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-60)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-60 distance : 0.884 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-60 distance : 1.120 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-60 distance : 1.082 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-60 distance : 1.186 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-60 distance : 1.972 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-60 distance : 2.080 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-60)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-60 distance : 0.888 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-60 distance : 1.150 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-60 distance : 1.175 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-60 distance : 2.007 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-60 distance : 2.087 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-60)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-60 and its Exoplanet WASP-60 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-60 and its Exoplanet WASP-60 b (zoom level 3))

    (Synthetic Spectrum of star WASP-60*)
    *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