Imaginary Picture of WASP-74 b

Display orbital revolution of WASP-74 b around the hoststar WASP-74
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Exoplanet Name : WASP-74 b
Alternate Name :
Radius (Rjup / Re): 1.2480 (Rjup) 13.9888 (Rearth)
Mass (Mjup / Me): 0.8260 (Mjup) 262.6168 (Mearth)
Semi Major Axis / Orbital Distance Calculated 0.0344 (AU) 0.0344 (AU Est.)
Eccentricity : 0.8800
Orbital Period(Yrs) 0.0059
Orbital Period(Observed/Estimated) 2.14 (Days Obs.) 1.92 (Days Est.)
Star Radiation at Atmospheric Boundary: 3534400.7 (W/m2)
Measured Temperature (K) 0.0 (K)
Blackbody T 0.1(K) 1935.2 (K)
Blackbody T 0.3(K) 1817.3 (K)
Blackbody T 0.7(K) 1470.4 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.1(K) 2301.3 (K)
Tidally Locked Blackbody T 0.3(K) 2161.2 (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-74
Alternate Name :
Star Distance(LY) : 467.3
Stellar Radius(Rsun) : 1.6 (Rsun Measured)
Stellar Mass(Msun) : 1.5 (Msun Measured) 1.2 (Msun Estimated)
Star Age : 2.0 (GY)
Temperature : 5970 (K)
Spectral type : F9
Metalicity : 0.4
Absolute Magnitude: 3.9
Apparent Magnitude: 9.7
Right Ascension(RA) 304.5388
Declination (DEC) -1.0758
Hubble Space Telescope Guide Star Catalog (GSC) ID 05162-01142
Discovered by
Discovery Paper - Authors "Coel Hellier (Keele University), D.R. Anderson, A. Collier Cameron, L. Delrez, M. Gillon, E. Jehin, M. Lendl, P.F.L. Maxted, F. Pepe, D. Pollacco, D. Queloz, D. Segransan, B. Smalley, A.M.S. Smith, J. Southworth, A.H.M.J. Triaud, O.D. Turner, S. Udry, R.G. West"
Discovery Paper - Title "Three WASP-South transiting exoplanets: WASP-74b, WASP-83b & WASP-89b"
Discovery Paper - Journal 0
Discovery Paper - URL 0
SIMBAD LINK http://simbad.u-strasbg.fr/simbad/sim-basic?Ident=WASP-74+&submit=SIMBAD+search
Open Exoplanet Database Link http://www.openexoplanetcatalogue.com/planet/WASP-74%20b/
WASP-74 b
WASP-74 b

  • WASP-74 b is an exoplanet orbiting the star WASP-74, located about 467.3 light-years (143.3 pc) away from Solar System. Its discovery was publicly announced on 2014.
  • The host star WASP-74 has apparent magnitude of 9.7, with absolute magnitude of 3.9.
  • It is 1.5 times more massive and 1.6 times bigger compared with our Sun. The surface temperature is 5970 with its spectral types of F9
  • In this planetary system, the extrasolar planet WASP-74 b orbits around the star WASP-74 every 2.1 days with its orbital distance of 0.03 AU ( 5150654.7 km)
  • (Projected orbit of WASP-74 b around its host star WASP-74)


  • The Star WASP-74 's habitable zone is located at the following distance
  • Inner Boundary (the orbital distance at Venus's Equivalent Radiation ) : 1.266 AU ( 189430812.8 km)
  • Earth Boundary (the orbital distance at Earth's Equivalent Radiation) : 1.750 AU ( 261842887.5 km)
  • Outer Boundary (the orbital distance at Mars's Equivalent Radiation) : 2.667 AU ( 398990614.9 km)
  • Snow Line (the orbital distance at Snow Line Equivalent Radiation) : 3.925 AU ( 587132168.4 km)
  • Radiation at Planetary Boundary of WASP-74 b : 3534400.71 W/m2

    (Habitable zone calculated based on SEAU(Solar Equivalent Astronomical Unit) around the star WASP-74)



  • Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-74 distance : 1.297 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-74 distance : 1.643 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Super-Earth-sized planet for Star WASP-74 distance : 1.587 AU
  • Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Mars-sized planet for Star WASP-74 distance : 1.739 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-74 distance : 2.887 AU
  • Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-74 distance : 3.045 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(2013) around the star WASP-74)



  • Original Kopparapu Recent Venus for Star WASP-74 distance : 1.304 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Runaway Greenhouse for Star WASP-74 distance : 1.687 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Moist Greenhouse for Star WASP-74 distance : 1.725 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Maximum Greenhouse for Star WASP-74 distance : 2.938 AU
  • Original Kopparapu Outer Boundary for Early Mars for Star WASP-74 distance : 3.056 AU

    (Habitable zone calculated based on Kopparapu et al.(Original) around the star WASP-74)



    (Position in Stellar Map of star WASP-74 and its Exoplanet WASP-74 b)



    (Zoomed position in Stellar Map of star WASP-74 and its Exoplanet WASP-74 b (zoom level 3))